Makura Pillow


Meet the makura: a very special pillow. Always handmade to order, just like our other cotton-filled products, making each pillow unique and a true work of art.

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A perfect combination of style and comfort

Makura pillows are not only known for their comfort but also for their stylish design. They can be used as pillows for traditional Japanese futons, as lumbar support in a chair, as a foot or leg pillow, as a travel pillow. It’s very versatile. With various colours, patterns, and designs available, our makura pillow allows you to personalise and create a unique atmosphere.

Japanese craftsmanship at its finest

At Futons from Japan we take pride in preserving the artistry and tradition of Japanese textiles. Each makura pillow is carefully crafted by skilled artisans who meticulously stitch and quilt the layers together, creating a pillow that is not only visually stunning but also durable and long-lasting. Experience the meticulous craftsmanship that has been perfected over generations.

Makura, a unique pillow

The makura is not just any pillow. It is a stylish and comfortable addition to your meditation area, living room, home office or bedroom decor. With a variety of colours, patterns, and designs available, our pillows allow you to personalise your space and create a unique aesthetic. Whether you prefer a classic and minimalistic look or a bold and vibrant statement, our makura pillows are designed to suit your style.

Most of our patterns reflect seasons or the time of year, which you can see in the name of the different designs.

  • Haru (spring)
  • Aki (autumn)
  • Kawa (river)
  • Koi (carp fish)
  • Ryu (dragon)
  • Sashiko (translates as “little stabs” it’s a traditional stitching technique)
  • Shinsha (cinnabar – a brownish-red mineral associated with volcanic activity and alkaline thermal springs of which there are many in Japan)
  • Ume (plum flower)
  • Aizanmai (indulgence)

Transform any room into a haven of comfort and style. Embrace the serene and inviting ambiance of Japanese-inspired decor with our exquisite collection of makura pillows.

Additional information

Weight8 kg
Dimensions55 × 42 × 12 cm
Cotton filling

Natural, Organic


Dragon Kon, Dragon Shiro, Aki, Haru, Kawa Green, Kawa Red, Koi Sakura Indigo, Koi Sakura White, Matsukasa Emerald, Matsukasa Pink, Sashiko, Shinsha, Ume Blue, Ume Pink, Charcoal, White, Aizanmai


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