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Homaekake Apron - Navy - tortoise general store
Homaekake Apron - Navy - tortoise general store
Homaekake Apron - Navy - tortoise general store
Homaekake Apron - Navy - tortoise general store

Homaekake Apron - Navy

Regular price $36 Unit price  per 

Description:
Known simply as 'maekake' in Japan (which translates into 'hanging in front'), these waisted apron have been the traditional aprons of Japanese craftsmen for over 200 years. Made from a cotton blend and woven on vintage shuttle looms, each apron is made from dense and durable canvas that is hand-sewn and hand indigo-dyed by craftspeople using century old techniques. Design features of this traditional apron include the fringed bottom, densely woven waistband and handy side pockets. Unisex and one size fits most.

Measurements:
27'' L x 18'' W
Waistband 96'' L x 1''

History: 
Made in Toyohashi City, Japan - home of the traditional Maekake aprons - on 100 year old Toyota-made shuttle looms

 

Materials:
75% Cotton and 25% Rayon

Variation: 
N/A

Care Instructions:
Machine wash cold with light colors and hang dry. May bleed onto lighter clothing

 

Returns must be made within 2 weeks in original, unused condition with all packaging for either 1. Store credit for the full amount or 2. Refund - minus a 20% restocking fee.  Tortoise does not cover the cost of return shipping or the cost of re-shipping an exchange, and the cost of shipping for returns and exchanges is the responsibility of the customer.  

 

Homaekake Apron - Navy - tortoise general store
Homaekake Apron - Navy - tortoise general store