駄菓子屋さんで売ってた紙石鹸 。もっと前からあった気もするけど、どうなんでしょ…。女の子は今も昔もピンクが大好き！だから使わなくてもただただ欲しいのね。^^; ☆Pink paper soaps sold at 'dagashi-ya' (mom-and-pop candy stores) Japan, since circa 60's as far as I remember. Girls will always love pink!
Steteco “steteco.com” The Steteco was invented in the Meiji era to wear under a kimono or hakama. Even after European-style clothes became mainstream, the Steteco was always in demand in daily life for wearing under trousers or after taking a bath, because it matched the Japanese climate and living environment.Putting on the Steteco after a bath, having a beer in hand, enjoying the evening cool -- in the recent Showa era that was a scene that belonged to summer.
3 Engineers of the 24th Kurume regiment, became known as Bakudan Sanyushi - variously, "three brave soldiers," "three human bombs (or bullets)," or "meat bullet three brave warriors", 1932 The event was celebrated in poetry, Kabuki, cinema and many songs. "Three brave soldiers" rice cakes, sake, and bean paste candy were marketed and the restaurant of an Osaka department store offered "three human bombs" meals. these men became the first kami, or "Military Gods" of the Showa era.
Made 1955 - 1958. Showa Era. Silk Weave This ensemble belonged to Bernice Eileen Boo (1930-2010). Brought up on a small farm in Iowa, she became a music teacher for the US Department of Defense. She taught at the Narimasu High School, Tokyo, Japan, from 1957-1959. This outfit consists of a summer kimono (hitoe), obi (sash), obi-pad (obimakura), under-sash, under-kimono (nagajuban), underwear (hadajuban and susuyoke), shoes (zori) and sock (tabi), together with a wrapping cloth (furoshiki).
Yumeji Takehisa 1884-1934 - Collection of Cats Ca. 1920 - 30. "Neko Zukushi" (Collection of Cats). The very rare uncut collection of cat prints. The girl holding a black cat was Oyo, a lover of Yumeji. Yumeji Takehisa has been considered as the main figure who propelled “Taisho romanticism”. The dreamy, fragile looking girls Yumeji invented in his works were so popular during 1900 - 1930s that they became the cultural icon of the Taisho - early Showa era.
A Japanese green lacquered art deco flower stand. The middle area contains wooden pieces inlaid within the lacquer to create an interesting geometric pattern. Japanese art deco became popular during the early periods of the Showa and the post-war era of Japanese art. Age: Showa Period Size: Length 16" Width 11.25" Height 1"