In modern Japan furoshiki - a kind of needlework, art design gifts. The peak of popularity came in the 70-ies of XX century - Japanese bride gift was wrapped only in a furoshiki. In everyday life, furoshiki acts as a reusable container for carrying things.
Furoshiki can be multi-layered, diversified one of the fabrics with beautiful bows or knots. Depending on the size, is used as a furoshiki cloth, mat and even as plaid. Japanese furoshiki are in the form of backpacks and bags. In order to improve the ecological situation in the furoshiki wrapped boxes with breakfast (bento) and the purchase by refusing to disposable plastic packaging.