Last modified on 20 May 2013, at 17:04

furoshiki

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 風呂敷.

NounEdit

furoshiki (plural furoshiki)

  1. A traditional Japanese wrapping-cloth, used for clothes, gifts etc.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 597:
      Around her slender neck, the beauteous Asian was also wearing a furoshiki printed in a woodland motif of peacock blue, taupe, and Chinese red, folded in a triangle so as to make a cowgirl bandana