Edo Era

Step back in time and discover the rich history and cultural wonders of the Edo Era. Uncover the secrets of this influential period and immerse yourself in the art, fashion, and traditions of ancient Japan.
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Above: A page from the government-approved morals education textbook 'Watashitachi no Doutoku' ('Our Morals'), for 5th- and 6th-graders, describes behaviors said to be from the Edo Period. In recent years, many Japanese public schools have begun programs teaching Edo period etiquette to the students. The board of education in the city of Moriya, Ibaraki Prefecture, launched a pilot project to teach Moriya shigusa, which is inspired by Edo shigusa, to its elementary and junior high schools…

Edo Era Daughter of a Townhouse 1920s by Blue Ruin1, via Flickr  (People interested in old Japanes fashion should check out the rest of Blue Ruin 1's Flickr; it's amazing.) Kimonos, Geishas, Japan Fashion, Portraits, Edo Period, Traditional Kimono, Japanese Edo Period, Japanese Costume, Traditional Japanese Kimono

Naomi no Kimono Asobi has valiantly translated the caption to find that it translates as follows: "Edo Age - Kyoto woman dressed in fine clothes, younger daughter of townhouse." So, this is in fact a re-enactment of earlier dress of the merchant classes, probably for the Jidai Matsuri (Festival of the Ages). "The Machiya of Kyoto are traditional Townhouses dating from the Edo period (1603–1867). Born out of the city’s growing merchant class, they functioned as both residences and workspaces…

Wa-Steampunk in Edo and Meiji

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