These designs were inspired by samples of the haura produced by OKAJIMA in the late 1800s through early 1900s. The eye-catching designs are modern-looking with bold patterns of Western and Japanese elements blended in. Large in size, they are versatile and suitable as lap robes, scarves and for wrapping.
These designs were inspired by haura samples owned by OKAJIMA. They are all eye-catching with playful, unique patterns, yet they engender a nostalgic feeling. Enjoy coordinating yours with your fashion scene.
Paying attention to haura (kimono coat lining) designs was considered stylish in days gone by. The novel designs on these wrapping cloths were inspired by the haura patterns that were picked out from the company's design samples. The designs are elaborately dyed by hand with numerous stencils, which look like they were hand-painted. It is regarded that wrapping things carefully in a cloth indicates the person's attentiveness towards handling them. An excellent item for thank-you gifts.
This cover is made of woven-patterned silk, on which Yuzen dyeing is done. It is covered with organdie on top, which brings out a characteristic smoothness and softness.
Selected from the company's haura samples are 6 stylish patterns consisting of snappers, matches, roosters, dragons, Mahjong tiles and dolls. Folding fans in Japan symbolise growing fortune. Each fan comes in a pongee bag, cased in a paulownia box. An excellent item for a gift.
The novel designs on these wrapping cloths were inspired by the haura (kimono coat lining) patterns that were picked out from the company's design samples produced in the late 1800s through early 1900s. The patterns are hand dyed by our artisans using the stencil Kyo Yuzen technique, which brings out an air of refinement.
It is regarded that wrapping things carefully in a cloth indicates the person's attentiveness towards handling them. It is an excellent item for thank-you gifts, and can be used as an eco bag as well for wrapping and carrying.
A pochibukuro is used by Japanese people to enclose a small sum of money. Selected designs from the company's haura samples are reproduced on these envelopes to make a handsome impression.
Cartonnage, cloth-covered cardboard boxes, is very popular in France. MAJIKAO's cover cloths are decorated with haura (kimono coat lining) patterns. Useful for storing sewing tools, post cards and other small items.
Snappers are traditionally the symbol of happiness in Japan. Our case is made of chrysanthemum-patterned silk. The snapper pattern, reproduced from the company's haura designs, is dyed inside the case, while the outer case is pure white.
Twelve patterns were carefully selected from the company's haura (kimono coat lining) design samples produced in the late 1800s through early 1900s. The chopsticks are made of bamboo and decorated with haura patterns utilised by Matsukan, a chopstick making company in Obama City, Fukui Prefecture. Obama has been a centre of traditional Japanese lacquering for some 400 years. Chopsticks are used daily in Japan, and these chopsticks are great items for dining with and make great gifts as well.
A haura is kimono coat lining, and people in the old days enjoyed catching a glimpse of the fashionable pattern when the coat was being taken off. Such designs are reproduced onto these trunks. Made of silk, they have a smooth feel and a lustrous sheen. They have good moisture absorption and are home washable.