Sarashi was used to use since samurai was in Japan, It is traditional fabric which was wore the farmers and townspeople.
At the present time, it is used for various purpose not only the domestic country but also foreign countries.
What is Sarashi?
Sarashi is the material made from the threads which have removed impurities and it has been bleached due to the thread purity.
It is the material made from the threads which firstly made this fabric but also removed the impurities and it has been bleached due to the thread purity.
Since it is 100% made out of cotton, and it is greatly porous material, it is usually worn in the summertime.
Samurai / Ninja
The samurais and the ninjas were bound to wear this fabric around their abdomen in order to protect their body at the time of the battle.
It is used here in Japan since the arrival of samurais, and it is traditional fabric which was worn by the farmers and townspeople.
This is Ninja.
Underwear when wearing kimono, “Hadajyuban” is made from Sarashi.
Kimono is being worn as an underwear, “Hadajyuban” is made also from this fabric.
Bra / Chest binder
In Japan, Sarashi is also used as a bra that is an undergarment for Japanese traditional outfit, kimono.
It is worn under the Happi coat at Matsuri festivals.
Men wrapping around waist, women use it under to cover the chest.
Manga and Anime
Sarashi wrapping around the chest or stomach is seen in Anime and manga.
It is popular among costume players.
In this way, Sarashi fabric is used for various purposes.
Next page ==> Sarashi for stomach / chest binder