Nihon Minkaen (Japanese Open-Air Folk House Museum)

Exterior: Detail

Date: 

17th-19th centuries

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Warehouse on stilts (Takakura), built in the late 19th century. Originally located on an island in the Amami Archipelago in Kagoshima Prefecture. The high stilts kept grain stored in the attic dry and safe from rats.

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Image Source: 

The Trustees of Columbia University, Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History and Archaeology

Image Date: 

May, 2010