Origami Noshi from the Meiji Era – A Symbol of Gifts
This special exhibition presents a collection of colorful origami noshi from the Meiji Era. Noshi are the ceremonial origami paper folds attached to gifts and goods to bring good fortune to the receiver. The practice can still be seen today, but this exhibition showcase many of the more varied and vibrant styles of noshi from the late 19th and early 20th century. You can also enjoy the permanent exhibitions of the Beni Museum, dedicated to the history and varied uses of beni red pigment extracted from safflower and commonly used in make up and fabric dyes.
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