Fashion in the Yoshiwara Pleasure Quarter

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Fashion in the Yoshiwara Pleasure Quarter

Nov 2, 2018 - Dec 2, 2018

Fashion in the Yoshiwara Pleasure Quarter Ota Memorial Museum of Art exhibition Metropolis recommends December

Tokyo’s been a fashion epicenter for decades but even back in the 18th and 19th centuries it was known for its colorful and risque style. This exhibition takes a look at the fashions of Yoshiwara Tokyo’s oldest red light district. Yoshiwara flourished as a prominent pleasure quarter, where customers from all areas of Edo (old Tokyo) society came to visit the various courtesans and ladies of the night. This show focuses on the styles worn then through wood block prints of famed Ukiyo-e artists of the time.

10:30am – 5:30pm. Adults: ¥700. University and HS Students: ¥500. Junior HS and Under: Free. Ota Memorial Museum of Art, 1-10-10 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku

Station: Harajuku


Nov 2, 2018
Dec 2, 2018
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Ota Memorial Museum of Art
1500001 Shibuya Ku Meijijingumae, Tokyo Japan + Google Map

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