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The Road from Edo Period
The 62nd Tokyo Traditional Crafts Fair

The Road from Edo Period
The 62nd Tokyo Traditional Crafts Fair

Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) will be hosted the 62nd Tokyo Traditional Crafts Fair at Takashimaya Shinjuku Store. This fair will features crafts displays, sales, demonstrations and workshops.

Please take this opportunity to touch the traditional crafts of Tokyo, feeling it closely to the daily use, and to see various techniques which have been inherited from generation to generation by craftsmen.

Event Details

Date From January 18 (Friday) to January 23(Wednesday), 2019
18th and 19th 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
20th to 22nd 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
23rd 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location Takashimaya Shinjuku Store 11F
5-34-2, Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Contents Works of Tokyo craftsmen exhibited and sold
Demonstrations of traditional techniques and craft
Try your hand at traditional handicraft
Guided tours and interviews with craftsmen
Lottery drawing
Front Display focuses on craftsmen
Sponsor Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Others English-and Chinese-speaking staff will be available on site throughout the exhibition period

Tokyo Traditional Crafts Fair

Tokyo Traditional Crafts Fair

Tokyo Traditional Crafts Fair

Exhibition and Sale (46 crafts)

41 types of Traditional Crafts of Tokyo
1 MurayamaOshima Tsumugi
(Textured Silk Pongee)
15 Edo Zoge
(Ivory Carvings)
29 Tokyo Uchihamono
(Hand-Forged Blades)
2 Tokyo Some-Komon
(Tokyo Fine-Pattered Dyeing)
16 Edo Sashimono
(wood Joinery)
30 Edo Hyogu
(Scroll Mountings)
3 Honba Kihachijo
(Silk Fabrics from Hachijo Island)
17 Edo Sudare
(Edo-Style Blinds)
31 Tokyo Shamisen
(Three-Stringed Musical Instrument)
4 Edo Kimekomi Ningyo
(Posted Material Doll)
18 Edo Sarasa
(Printed Silk Calico)
32 Edo Fude
(Handmade Callgraphy Brushes)
5 Tokyo Ginki
19 Tokyo Honzome Yukata-Tenugui
(Indigo-Dyed Summer Kimono-Tenugui)
33 Tokyo Mujizome
(Plain Dyeing)
6 Tokyo Tegaki Yuzen
(Hand-Printed Kimono)
20 Edo Wazao
(Bamboo Fishing Rods)
34 Tokyo Koto
(Theteen-Stringed Musical Instrument)
7 Tama Ori
(Tama Woven Fabrics)
21 Edo Ishogi Ningyo
(Custumed Dolls)
35 Edo Karakami
(Hand-Made Pattered Paper for Interiors)
8 Tokyo Kumihimo
(Braided Cords)
22 Edo Kiriko
(Cut Glassware)
36 Edo Moku-Hanga
(Woodblock Prints)
9 Edo Shikki
(Lacqure Ware)
23 Edo Oshie Hagoita
(Padded Collage Paddles)
37 Tokyo Shippo
(Cloisonne Enamelware)
10 Edo Bekko
(Tortoiseshell Products)
24 Edo Katchu
(Warrior Armor)
38 Tokyo Teue Brush
(Handmade Brushes)
11 Edo-Bake
(Edo Brushes)
25 Tokyo Tokogei
(Rattan Craft)
39 Edo Glassware
12 Tokyo Butsudan
(Buddhist Altars)
26 Edo Shishu
40 Edo Tegaki Chochin
(Hand-Painted Paper Lanterns)
13 Edo tsumami-Kanzashi
(Ornamental Hairpins)
27 Edo Moku-Chokoku
(Wood Sculptures)
41 Tokyo Yogasa
(Tokyo Umberlla)
14 Tokyo Gakubuchi
(Picture Frames)
28 Tokyo Chokin
(Metal Chasing)
42 Edo Furin
44 Douki
(Copper Ware)
46 Houki
43 Oke
45 Hake

Demonstrations by craftmen will be held iat the booth. (Demonstrations will pause for periodic breaks)
* The contants are subject to change on account of the host.

Handicraft Workshops

Date Name of the handicrafts Contents Fee (with tax) Time Age Capacity
Jan. 18 Fri. Tokyo Ginki (Silverware) Making silver rings ¥2,700 30min over 10 10
Tokyo Honzome Yukata-Tenugui (Indigo-Dyed Summer Kimono-Tenugui) Dyeing a tenugui using the Chusen technique ¥2,700 15min over 4 10
Jan. 19 Sat. Tokyo Mujizome (Plain Dyeing) Dyeing a tenugui using the Shibori technique ¥2,160 30min over 6 10
Tokyo Tegaki Yuzen (Hand-Printed Kimono) Stenciling Yuzen designs on handkerchiefs and bags ¥2,160 30min over 6 10
Tokyo Butsudan (Buddhist Altars) Making Kumiko Coasters ¥1,600 30min over 10 10
Jan. 20 Sun. Tokyo Some-Komon (Tokyo Fine-Patterned Dyeing) Making Katazome type-dyeing ¥2,160 10min over 8 10
Edo Moku-Hanga (Woodblock Prints) Making multi-colored woodblock print, pasted it to the Hagoita (wooden paddle) ¥1,620 20min over 11 10
Tokyo Shippo (Cloisonne Enamelware) Making pendants, straps, brooches ¥1,620 30min over 4 10
Jan. 21 Mon. Tokyo Teue Brush (Handmade Brushes) Making househair straps ¥1,620 60min over 15 5
Tokyo Shamisen (Three-Stringed Musical Instrument) Making karaki chopsticks ¥2,700 90min over 10 8
Jan. 22 Tue. Tokyo Tokogei (Rattan Craft) Rattan basket weaving ¥2,700 45min over 15 10
Edo Hyogu (Scroll Mountings) Making picture frame using the fabric stuffing technique ¥2,160 20min over 10 5
Jan. 23 Wed. Edo Sashimono (wood Joinery) Making Hinoki octagonal chopsticks ¥2,160 20min over 11 5
Edo Tegaki Chochin (Hand-Painted Paper Lanterns) Drawing on mini paper lanterns ¥2,160 30min over 10 5

* Handicraft Workshops will be held three times daily during the fair at 11:30 a.n., 2 p.m., amd 4:30 p.m.
* Application registration is available at the information corner during the fair.
* Participation fee is required for workshops.
* The contants are subject to change on account of the host.

Front Display
Panel introducing the craftsmen

The panel, introduce the craftsmen who will be exhibited to the 62nd Tokyo Traditional Crafts Fair, will be displayed, which will features not only crafts but also craftsmen, thus promote the communication between customers and craftsmen.

Panel introducing the craftsmen