Sunami Toru Shoten, founded in 1886, has been manufacturing mat at Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture, a city known to be the birthplace of figured mat and former production area of rush.
Sunami Toru Shoten continues their family business by switching their focus on producing "Ikago", a basket made of rush that was used as "Yamikago" in black markets during the post-war period.
Today, Mr. Ryuki Sunami, the fifth generation at Sunami Toru Shoten and the only producer of Ikago, creates Ikago, each individually by hand, applying the methods he has inherited from his grandmother.
Normally items will be shipped in 2 working days. If they are out of stock, we will inform you when they are going to be shipped.
A size suitable to carry wine bottles of 750ml. Also serving as a buffer material, it is very convenient to carry around. Water bottles and onions also fit into it. Alike mat, its color gradually changes to brown over time.
A size suitable to carry wine bottles of 750ml and 1500ml, as well as sake bottles of 1.8 liters. It changes width according to what users put in. Alike mat, its color gradually changes to brown over time.