Sensu (folding fans) for the tea room. The sensu represents a person's personal space. It is therefor placed between people when they bow to each other. The folding fan is (almost) never opened inside the tea room, and should not be used for fanning yourself.
Men's sensu are usually a little larger than those for women.
All of our traditional fans come from Onishi Kyosendo, which was founded during 1830~1843 and is in the 9th generation. At the period that it was first founded, it was called “Yamotoya”, however, in Meiji Era, it changed its name to “Kyosendo”.
Onishi Kyosendo is near Sanjo Bridge and is surrounded by several famous temples like Myoshinji Temple, Chionin Temple, Nanzenji Temple. As a result, Onishi Kyosendo provides fans for temples. Moreover, since it is located in a place that many domestic and overseas tourists could access, Onishi Kyosendo also provides Japanese traditional dance fans, tea ceremony fans and normal fans. The original fans for summer season “Raku-style Fan” is the recommended product with elegant design and great comments from customers.