TENUGUI

A tenugui is a traditional Japanese multipurpose hand towel, which can be offered to a friend or a relative as a present from a trip. Kabuki theaters sell tenugui decorated with actors' mon, signs and patterns. They are usually wrapped up in a paper signed by the actor (a printed sign, not a real calligraphy).

Ichikawa Ennosuke III's tenugui

Nakamura Tomijűrô V's tenugui made for a performance at the Ôsaka Shinkabukiza

Ichikawa Jukai III's tenugui

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