Japanese headbands are often worn as a kimono or yukata accessory and considered a symbol of courage or perseverance. It is believed that hachimaki strengthen the spirit and protect the wearer from evil spirits and demons. Hachimaki compliment a robe or kimono costume. These headbands are also popular for theater groups, dance studios, parties, performances and competitions.
Made in Japan of 100% cotton. The headband measures 2 1/2" wide and 36" long.