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Kagawa Katsuhiro Kizamu Late Meiji – Taishō era, circa 1906 – 1917.

yama-bato: “ Kagawa Katsuhiro Kizamu Late Meiji – Taishō era, circa 1906 – Kagawa Katsuhiro was born in the Shimoya district of Edo (later Tōkyō). From the age of 12 he studied wood carving with Ariyoshi Katsumori, a specialist in Noh masks.

Taisho era kimono (1912-1936) with gray added to indigo dyed shibori yukata.  Wisteria pattern

Shibori textile: Taisho era kimono with gray added to indigo dyed shibori yukata.

Japanese Art Deco comb. Taisho Era (1912-1926). | The Creative Museum

Japanese Art Deco comb, Taisho Era , Floral design in yellow and black opposition typical Art Deco colors. Note the seamless integration two teeth decor.

Japanese fish motif comb from the Taisho Era (1912-1926). "Fish made of metal cut very thinly against the light, in a superb game of transparency. The eye of the fish is raised gold." | The Creative Museum

Japanese fish hair comb from the Taisho Era "Fish made of metal cut very thinly against the light, in a superb game of transparency. The eye of the fish is raised gold.

images of photographic art and light from 1920s, taken during the old days of Taisho-era Japan, when the pictorial movement was in full swing, and penniless artists with their minimal cameras walked around in search of shadows, fog, silhouettes, and mist.

Image of photographic art and light from taken during the old days of Taisho - era Japan,when the pictorial movement was in full swing and penniless artists with their minimal camera walked around in search of shadows,fog, silhouettes and mist.

Poster - A Pictoral Record of the Meiji-Taisho Era (Tadanori Yokoo) Poster, 1977  "A Pictoral Record of the Meiji-Taisho Era"   Artist: Tada...

A Pictoral Record of the Meiji-Taisho Era (Tadanori Yokoo) Poster, 1977 ~ Artist: Tada.

Meiji rain wear- including traditional umbrella and rain-geta (shoes that keep her feet out for the water.)

An entry from smatterings of an aesthetic

"Uemura Shoen: Japanese Arts in Taisho Era

"Uemura Shoen: Japanese Arts in Taisho Era — Struggle Between Tradition and Revolution"

"Uemura Shoen: Japanese Arts in Taisho Era — Struggle Between Tradition and…

Iizuka Hosai II (Japanese, 1872-1934) | "Ancient Vessel Shape" (Jidai Kamegata) Basket, Taisho era, about 1925.  I

Iizuka Hosai II (Japanese, "Ancient Vessel Shape" (Jidai Kamegata) Basket, Taisho era, about inner layer: dyed madake bamb.

detail of silk Kurotomesode, Late Meiji to mid-Taisho era (1900-1920). Yorke Antique Textiles

Detail of silk Kurotomesode, Late Meiji to mid-Taisho era Yorke Antique Textiles.

Four Tattooed Women from a Party of Fourty-three Tribespeople Sightseeing in the Capital  Japanese Taisho era Artist Unknown, Japanese

Four Tattooed Women from a Party of Fourty-three Tribespeople Sightseeing in the Capital Japanese Taisho era Artist Unknown, Japanese