To evoke memories of childhood; a mother and daughter over-embroidering a simple blue floral cotton with gay bouquets of garden flowers. Nani Iro's Dear Mother adorns these traditional Japanese tenugi or hand towels. Made from a thin, light-weight cotton these highly absorbent towels have been used for centuries in Japan as washcloths, dishcloths, headbands & for decoration. 106cm x 35cm. View images.