Monday, April 13, 2009

Old household stuff

This week I bring three items found in many houses of the pre modern period, and in some today.

fumiishi (stone step) 踏み石

goemonburo (large iron pot or tub) 五右衛門風呂

kaya (mosquito netting) 蚊帳

Incidentally goemonburo are still made, about 2,000 are sold each year.

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