The Nami (波), or wave pattern was commonly used on armor and banners during the Sengoku Era, as wars resembled moving waves. It was also used in shrines to represent gods of the sea. The Nami pattern represents unity and strength.
Bandanas will soften with use, to become a treasured item worn throughout the seasons.The fabric is a high quality cotton cloth imported from Kiriko's Japanese heritage manufacturer.
Each bandana is sewn, pressed and packaged in Portland, Oregon.