An endlessly useful cotton azuma bag from the artisans at Marukyu Shoten in Tokyo, Japan. Made from hand-dyed cotton, these little bags are knotted at the top to made a convenient handle. The bags can be folded up and kept in your pocket so it’s there when you need it.
With 10 traditional Japanese patterns to choose from, in a variety of colours you are bound to find a style perfect for you.
Our azuma bags have been made by Marukyu Shoten in Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1899, all the fabric is dyed by a small team of artisans.
Marukyu Shoten is a dye studio in Tokyo. Founded in 1899, all the fabric is hand-dyed by a small team of artisans. Marukyu Shoten uses a dyeing technique called chusen, which uses paper stencils called ‘ise katagami’ that have been designated as an Important Intangible Cultural Property of Japan.