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Natural Wool & Organic Cotton Shiki Futon Bed - Shikibuton Japanese Futon Mattress - 3 or 5 Inch - Soft

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Our Natural Wool & Organic Cotton Japanese Shiki Futon Mattress is made in the style of a traditional Japanese futon mattress. This classic design features organic cotton stuffing, wrapped in a layer of natural wool and encased in your choice of either organic or natural cotton fabric. 

No foam, synthetic fibers or chemical flame retardants are used in this version of our Shikibuton. Select a mattress thickness of 3 or 5 inches to match your sleep preferences. Handmade by the skilled team in our San Francisco factory.

Customize Your Organic Comfort

Tatami Mat

Great Bases For Floor Sleeping


Tatami Coco Mat

Combination of Coconut Hair & a Cotton Based Filling


Organic Protector

Crafted from Organic Cotton & Printed with Low-Impact Dyes


Cotton Wool Shikibuton Futon Mattress

*A shiki futon is designed with natural fibers and should be placed on tatami mats, tatami beds, or on a coir pad for best performance.

Organic Cotton Shiki Futon Bed
Organic Cotton Shiki Futon Bed

Shiki Futon mattresses

Care Instructions

The Shiki Futon Mattress needs to be routinely aired out, flipped over and rotated. We recommend placing a coconut coir pad or Tatami mat underneath the mattress while in use, not directly on the floor, to create ideal airflow and prevent mildew and mold.

Cotton Wool Shikibuton Futon Mattress | Organic Cotton Shiki Futon Bed

Traditional Japanese futon beds are made for layering on top of each other, on the floor or on a tatami bed frame. Shiki futons are made from layers of cotton and encased in a cotton twill fabric case. Our Japanese style Traditional Folding Shiki Futon Mattress includes both an organic cotton fabric case and chemical free wool wrapped around a cotton core. The breathable and lightweight fibers allow for a deeper night's sleep as the wool repels moisture and regulates heat, for improved sleep. 

These wool and cotton western style shiki futon mattresses are designed to be rolled up and stored away when not in use. You can customize your comfort level by layering two or more shikibutons on top of each other. This can provide a softer sleeping surface. Find out for yourself how much better it feels to sleep on Wool! 

Available with an organic fabric ticking. The mattress will compress in time, when you first get it it will be fluffy and soft.

Wool and Organic Cotton Shiki Futon Mattress

  • Wool and Cotton Shikibuton Mattress
  • 100% USDA Certified Cotton Fiber
  • American Grown Chemical Free Wool
  • 35-75 Lbs. Of Firm Natural Support (Depending On Size)
  • Lace tacking

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  • 7 oz. GOTS Certified Organic Cotton Fabric

Virgin Wool
USDA Certified Organic Cotton

Traditional Shikibuton Futon Mattress
Traditional Shikibuton Futon Mattress

Traditional Japanese Mats

Cotton Floor Futons & Specialty Items

*These are non structure mats. More like a pillow and less like a mattress.

Cotton shik

If you are looking for mattresses for great every night sleep without wool, Click here to try our vegan mattresses.

Cotton shik

Cotton Futon Mattresses


Natural Wool

Natural Wool: Sleep like a baby. Wool offers your body ultimate temperature control, muscle relaxation and deeper REM sleep, and is a natural fire retardant. Our mattresses contain nothing but natural and organic wool to create the fire resistance needed to pass all fire-retardant requirements.

Cotton Mattress

USDA Certified Organic Cotton

The organic cotton we use in our mattresses and futons is American. Organic Cotton is naturally breathable, allowing for air circulation, and doesn’t tend to irritate the skin.

Difference Between Organic Cotton And Natural Cotton

30 Day Comfort Guarantee

30 Day Comfort Guarantee

We want you to know we are committed to wellness so when you buy either online or in-store we offer a 30 day comfort exchange for qualifying mattress purchases. Most sales apply but be sure to check the guidelines below to find out what qualifies within our Guarantee with the purchase of a premium mattress or futon from Natural Home By The Futon Shop.

Please sleep on your new mattress for 15-25 nights minimum (to allow time for your body to adjust to a new mattress). If you are still not satisfied with your futon / mattress purchase, it may be exchanged up to 30 days after pick up or delivery. This is a one time exchange for the same size mattress only, there are no refunds. 

You can choose another mattress of equal or lesser value, or as a credit against a futon / mattress of greater value. If you cannot ship your current mattress back for full exchange, you can donate the mattress. With proof of donation we will issue a credit for 50% of the purchase price you paid, towards the purchase of your new mattress. New shipping fees will apply.

Click Here to see our 30 Day Comfort Guarantee and learn more.

About The Futon Shop

About The Futon Shop

The Futon Shop has been an innovative leader in the creation of chemical free furniture in California for over 40 years. We source our natural fiber from local farmers. We then process them on site. The Futon Shop has made chemical free living affordable for everyone, because we care and believe everyone deserves the choice to sleep healthy.

The Futon Shop Shipping


Our mattresses are delivered to your home in a box. Each mattress is handcrafted and ships within a few days. We use the fastest, safest, and most reliable carriers to ship your products to you. We have long term partnerships with some of the best shipping companies.

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Soft Mattress

Soft mattresses & futons are ideal for sitting & side sleepers. These mattresses offer enough support while still providing con- forming ability for your shoulders, hips, knees, & is generally a perfect firmness for small sleepers. A sleeper weighing less than 140 lbs may enjoy a soft mattress more. These softer materials allow the sinkage of hips, knees and shoulders. Creating better pressure relief and support for the body. Extra soft and soft mattresses are not recommended for tummy or back sleepers. If your mattresses will be used traditionally for sitting, an extra Soft to soft mattress is a great choice.

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Dimensions (inch)

Thickness (inch)



3 or 5

Twin XL


3 or 5

Full Double


3 or 5

Full Double X-Long


3 or 5



3 or 5

Eastern King


3 or 5

Cal king


3 or 5


Frequently Asked Questions

Creating a minimalist bedroom is a great way to reduce clutter and clear your head. Start by choosing a futon for the floor; this generates enough space and allows you to add more storage items such as shelves, racks, and dressers without overpowering the room. Learn more at this blog post below. 

How to Create a Minimalist Bedroom?

A traditional Japanese home uses shikibutons or shikifutons on top of tatami mats and store them away in the closet during the day. A home or apartment with traditional Japanese decor is called a Washitsu. Learn more at this blog post below. 

Japanese home design includes minimalistic decor, neutral color palettes, focusing on functionality, and unique furniture pieces, such as Japanese Shiki Futons. Learn more at this blog post below. 

Japanese Home Design

Minimalist interior design is becoming increasingly popular, as it emphasizes simple lines and open spaces. While there are many different types of minimalist designs, Japandi, Japanese, Zen, Meditation and Tiny Living Interiors are just a few to consider. Incorporating sustainable furniture into these designs can add a modern and environmentally friendly touch. Learn more at this blog post below

Minimalist interior design