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“Sensu”, the Japanese fan2013.05.01

Do you know “Sensu”? “Sensu” is Japanese fan, which people can fold and make it compact.

There are many types of “Sensu” in Japan. “Sensu”  is not only used in hot summer day and fanned briskly by people, but also used as an ornament of their houses.

Woods are used for the part of ribs of “Sensu”, and folded Japanese papers(Washi) are often attached on the wooden ribs.There are some high quality “Sensu”, which good fragrances are soaked into Japanese papers, and if people fan it, it smells sweet and make people happy.

Sensu

Photo by Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten Corporation

Sensu

 Photo by Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten Corporation

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