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Tiled wall featuring a traditional Tokiwa motif based on an indigo blue stencil dye work
"Tokiwa indigo blue dyeing" reproduces the beauty of splashed and tie-dyed patterns using stencil dyeing.Since the Edo period, the traditional dyeing technique has been handed down and protected by the Natoriya dyeing factory, which is now producing useful cloth items, such as Japanese hand towels.One of these traditional patterns is used as a design motif for a mosaic-tiled wall.Incorporating the widely-spread dyeing tradition of Miyagi and Tohoku into a wall design, helps make you better acquainted with the local dyeing style.

Yorimichi SPOT

We introduce information of sightseeing spot spot with connection to Sendai-shi.

Natoriya dyer ground

Natoriya dyer ground

Using model that carved splashed pattern, diaphragm design on tanned paper dyed goods technique "Tokiwakongata resist dyeing" which dyed print to expose, and hung from Meiji early, and developed of cotton. There were many gorgeous designs about flower and butterfly and, commencing with splashed patterns type such as cross or lozenge design, was brought and won favorable reception. Natoriya dyer ground succeeds tradition and technique and it is and protects and is inherited Japanese towel which is convenient cloth of general public now.

Address Kamiayashi, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi character highway 77-8
Telephone 022-392-2490
Access JR Sendai Station → JR Senzan Line, Yamagata line → JR Ayashi Station → A 15-minute walk
Sendai-shi Historical Museum

Sendai-shi Historical Museum

Museum to introduce living yellowtail of general public after the Meiji era in famous place, Tsutsujigaoka Park of cherry tree to. Building of Western-style wooden building using barracks of old army fourth regiment is appointed in tangible cultural property of Sendai-shi. We display tools of traditional industrial art object and craftsman of Sendai in permanent exhibition and remind me of life of old Sendai a little.

Address 1-3-7, Gorin, Miyagino-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi (Tsutsujigaoka Park)
Telephone 022-295-3956
Access JR Sendai Station → JR Senseki Line → JR Tsutsujigaoka Station → A 5-minute walk