Yoshida Shōya (1898-1972), Folk crafts of Tottori prefecture

Tottori Prefectural Government

Tottori Prefectural Government
Tottori-shi, Tottori-ken, Japan

Yoshida Shoya (1898-1972) was a local medical doctor, who worked tirelessly in his promotion of Tottori prefecture's folk crafts. In addition to being a doctor, he was active in producing folk crafts in the prefecture, and even helped establish a trade organization to assist in the planning, designing, production, distribution, and sales of the crafts.


  • Title: Yoshida Shōya (1898-1972), Folk crafts of Tottori prefecture
  • Subject Keywords: Tottori Prefecture
  • Rights: © Tottori Folk Crafts Museum

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