Kaishiare small sheets ofwashi paper originally tucked into the chest sleeves of kimono. Soft but sturdier than regular paper napkins,kaishihave been used in Japan for more than a thousand years as memo pads, small plates to place sweets on, tissues, coasters, blotting papers and money envelopes.
Today, kaishiare mostly used in tea ceremonies, but people still appreciate them for their simple elegance and practicality. Thesekaishiare adorned with beautiful woodblock print designs and when used as cocktail napkins, they will certainly become a conversation starter.
24 sheets per pack; each sheet is 5¾” x 6⅞”
Made in Japan
Who Makes It
Ugyokusha (“House of Beautiful Rain”) is a woodblock print brand founded in 2006 by Emi Hoshi. Born in Tokyo and currently residing in a remote, mountainous region of Okayama, her retro modern styleoften draws inspiration from nature and animals.