There are a few places in Tokyo where you can visit century-old buildings featuring a restored original traditional interior. One of these places is the Edo Tokyo Open Air Museum, where besides houses, you can also visit several shops and workshops.
This is a tailor’s workshop from the beginning of the Taisho Period (1912–1926). On the left we can see the shelves with materials and a very old sewing machine. To the right, there’s a living room with a still unfinished kimono (a better view here).
At the time, the workshop was also the master’s house, where he lived together with his apprentices, working and teaching them the craftsmanship…
Yesterday’s Japan Photo: