Kazumi Takigawa Funagata Bag 005

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  • Description

    Kazumi Takigawa's line of dyed and waxed canvas bags take their inspiration from the plain brown craft paper bag. Emulating the look of an ordinary brown paper bag while creating something re-usable and long lasting, Takigawa's experiments led her to a process that includes a traditional dyeing technique and the use of tea and coffee as dyes. Each bag is handmade in limited quantities and unique. Takigawa's charcoal grey toned bags have been dyed with tea and iron and finished with her usual wax treatment. Please note the tone of the grey bags can vary from a cold grey to warmer brown tinged grey. The bags develop white lines in the folds and creases from the dried wax. This can be appreciated as part of the character of the bags or the white areas can be removed by applying heat over the areas with a blow dryer.

  • Product Details
    W31cm x D12cm x H39cm (49cm with handle)
  • Composition & Care

    Handmade in Japan from Waxed Canvas
    White lines will appear by bending or scratching the bag in daily use. When you want to remove the lines, iron the part lightly or give it hot airing with a hair dryer. The bag becomes soft by using. When you want the product stiff again, iron it at high temperature with cooking sheets at the under and the top of the product. After cooling it down the bag will be firm as new. Do not wash in water to keep the colour and the texture. Use wrung towel to remove the dirt.

  • Shipping & Returns

    We offer free express shipping on orders over $300 and free returns on all Australian and New Zealand orders within 14 days. 

    Order before 10am for same-day dispatch. 

    Express delivery within Australia: 1-2 business days.

    Standard delivery within Australia: 3-5 business days.

    New Zealand and International Delivery: 4-7 business days.

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