Fashion

Uchiwa

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Several elegant Uchiwa for sale

To keep things cooler in summer, in addition to typical fans, people use Uchiwa (団扇) in Japan for centuries. Although the most elegant fans are usually made of bamboo and paper, nowadays it’s more common to find those made of plastic. It is usually decorated with traditional designs or kanji, although nowadays it is practically used for commercial publicity and advertisement.

You can find people with Uchiwa with them usually during the summer festivals.

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In a traditional summer festival, this girl who wears Yukata carries an Uchiwa in the knot of the obi


  
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