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The founder of yuzen "Miyazaki Yuzen Sai"
Although he was famous in Kyoto for a man describing the pattern of a fan, behind, the technique of Yuzen was established. The self-portrait of Yuzzen Sai
The self-portrait
of Yuzzen Sai
He emigrated to Kanazawa in 1712 and completed improvement of a design, and the technique using paste in the conventional dyed goods with the dyer who is the order taker of a government.
Edo Era (1603-1868 age) period Kaga Yuzen
Silk: The silk was mainly used in Komatsu city near Kanazawa city where silk is of produced.
Design book of Edo period
Design book
of Edo Era
Cres: The crest which decorated the surroundings of an ordinary family crest with picture patterns, such as a flower, was used.
Modern Kaga Yuzen
Painter: Although the dyeing design was patternized nationally, in Kanazawa, Yuzen was drawn based on the picture pattern of the painter held by dyer.
Although the painters in big cities had ornament drawing, they have to deal with crafts, such as Yuzen, and Kutani porcelain, Wajima-nuri, etc. in Kanazawa city. Design book of Modern
Design book
of Modern
Tradition: Although mechanization came, chemical dye, technology of the model Yuzen which can mass-produce, a mechanical dyeing, and etc. was developed, a traditional technique was also inherited as it was.