This farmhouse used for sericulture was built in 1863 by Yahei Tajima who perfected the modern sericultural technique called Seiryo-iku featuring ventilation. This house has very innovative structure for sericulture, a 2-story house with a tiled roof and raised roof section for ventilation. He publicized it in his important sericulture treatise, ?gYosan-shinron,?h or new theory of sericulture, and the house became a prototype for modern sericulture farmhouses.
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The board of education, City of Isesaki
Tel : +81-(0)270-75-6672