Commemorative "Reiwa" fan in a paulownia wood box

Size: 22.5 cm
Fan bone: "Hon sooty bamboo" (collected in 1989)
Fan face: Echizen "Torinoko Washi" in a Kiri wooden box

Hon soot bamboo

Hon sooty bamboo is bamboo that has been smoked in the smoke of a farmer's hearth or kamado and has turned an elegant candy color over a long period of time. The color evokes a feeling of apology and sadness.

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