Noshi (noshi - 熨斗)

Noshis are kind of ceremonial origami folds. They are attached to gifts to express 'good wishes'. Noshis are made of white paper folded with a strip of dried abalone or meat, considered as a token of good fortune.

There are many different forms of noshi depending on the ceremony (wedding, New Year, funeral, etc.)


Noshi for New Year
Detail of a New Year card with a small noshi as decoration




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