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Cotton Knit Cap, "Akane Zome"

Cotton Knit Cap, "Akane Zome"

Regular price ¥9,900
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[Knit cap]
  • 100% cotton knit cap made by NEWHATTAN
  • Can be worn all seasons
  • Good for both in the city and outdoors look


    • Akane Zome dyed by craftsmen in Fukuoka
    • Akane Zome is a dyeing technique that has been used since the Asuka period (AD592-710). Originating in Iwate Prefecture, it is a plant based dyeing method that uses the roots of a perennial plant called madder. The name Akane means the red roots used for dyeing.
    • Characteristics of Akane Zome is an ancient color that is not 100% red but it has a slightly yellowish hue reminiscent of a sunset sky. This dye was used to color the Japanese flag red, and it is the oldest dye used in Japan for dyeing red colors.

    [Size chart (cm)]

    height width
    25.5cm 22.5cm


    [Handling precautions]

    Please wash separately as the color may bleed onto other items when washed. Do not use bleach or detergents containing bleach or optical brighteners. Do not leave it on as this may cause discoloration, and do not leave it unattended after washing.Stretch it out well and dry it in the shade. After washing, please store it in a drawer or other place where it will not be exposed to air. Please store it in a place where it will not be exposed to direct light, as even household lighting will cause discoloration. Please avoid dry cleaning or ironing.

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