Handcrafted two-color traditional Japanese hand towel, called a “tenugui”. Made in Japan from the original caligraphy of Saito Morihiro Shihan, the longest student of Aikido’s Founder, Morihei Ueshiba. Saito Morihiro Shihan, began his training with O-Sensei in 1946 and continued for 23 years until O-Sensei’s death in 1969. At that time, Saito Shihan assumed responsibility for the Iwama Dojo and the Aiki Shrine. Saito Shihan passed away on May 12, 2002.
Vertical orientation. Print says “Ai Ki Do” in black with Saito Shihan’s hankos in red.
The tenugui has Versatile Uses – suitable for framing, hanging, use as a headcovering, or a sweatrag!
As seen on http://saitosensei.com/tenugui.htm
Makes and excellent gift for the Aikidoist in your family, for training partners, or for your instructor. Contact us for bulk pricing for dojos.