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FUJIYA Tenugui (hand towel) Shop - Art/Encyclopedia

Several years ago, somewhere (I suspect perhaps on Yoshida Rui's Sakaba Hourouki TV show) I saw a design on a hand towel that seemed to symbolize the kind of privacy issues I was exploring in my Tachinomiya/noren project. With some research on the internet I was able to get limited information on the image and the shop where the hand towel was made. My visit there was a highlight of my recent Tokyo trip. I was able to meet the current owner (third generation) of the 74 year old shop. He gave me...
Tags: Photography, Privacy, Anthropology, Tokyo, Photo Essay, Edo, Hand Towel, Chome, Tenugui, Yoshida Rui, Sakaba Hourouki, FUJIYA Tenugui, Asakusa Taito City Tokyo, Santou Kyouden



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