A light bandana - hiwa green pulled in the center and splayed.
A light bandana - hiwa green folded and banded.
A light bandana - hiwa green unfolded.

Light Bandana - Hiwa Green

Regular price $ 12.00

This lightweight bandana is a part of a collection that features colors that have been cherished in Japan for centuries. Many of these colors derive their names from nature.

Hiwa (siskin) is a small bird with pretty yellow-green wings that is adored in Japanese culture. Hiwa appear in The Pillow Book, a famous 11th century collection of essays written by a court lady.

It is infinitely versatile; wear it around the neck, cover the head, wrap your lunchbox or use it however you'd like. 


  • 100% cotton
  • Approx. 19” x 20" after washing
  • Machine wash (laundry mesh bag recommended), shape by hand and line dry
  • Made in Japan

Who Makes it

Yamamoto Jin Shoten of Kyoto is a textile converter that has been in business since the 18th century. Combining tradition with modern taste, they produce apparel and small textile goods. The bandanas are dyed in Osaka and sewn in Kyoto and Osaka.