Shiro Nameshigawa Zaiku or Bunko-gawa from Himeji and Tokyo

White Cowhide Works
Deign is embossed on white cowhide, then painted with colors. After it has dried, artisans coat the urushi and "makomo" (wild grass powder) to finish. It has a long history with this works, and is used to use for the armor of the samurai.

All made to order. Our e-mail address is: ogawaec@aol.com.