Watching the sunrise on New Year’s Day is kind of like an annual event for good luck for many people in Japan. In this Furoshiki, the tiger family is admiring the sun rising behind Mt. Fuji. Various traditional patterns such as Japanese wave, treasures and scales can be seen, and each of them has good meaning. For example the dot pattern symbolizes a good connection between people. In this Furoshiki, there are alighting cranes on the top. They are the sign of good fortune.
There is a symbol for each year, and there are 12 in total. 2022 is the year of the tiger!