Traditional crafts in Taito city

Edo Hyougu

Paper Mountings

The skill of Hyougu in Japan is handed down with Bukkyo from China and the beginning is considered to bind scrolls. After that, the origin of scrolls and the hanging scrolls that was started as a decoration of Buddha picture for workship. And the folding screen arranged for protection against cold and it became Fusuma after.
The folding screen among Edo Hyougu has short length, simple color, simple design. It is different with other region.