"Iwakimasuya maeno nigiwai" ©TOBACCO & SALT MUSEUM

Kikukawa Eizan

NHK Educational

NHK Educational
Tokyo, Japan

An ukiyoe print depicts the bustle in front of a garment textile emporium in Edo (present day Tokyo).
The technique of stencil dyeing developed during the Edo period (1603–1868), during which time makers competed over the most innovative designs.


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