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This striking cotton shinai bag features the classic image of a Hanny mask used in Noh theatre. Made from mura-ito cotton it has a beautiful finish of varying navy hues. Mura-ito is a style of weaving that uses various thicknesses of thre (ito) that when dyed creates a variation of hues and textures, similar to that of denim.
The Hannya Mask is a popular motif in traditional noh theatre, a popular form of art amongst the samurai. This shinai bag can fit 3 full size adult shinai and protects them with an inner lining and reinforced bottom.