Takashimaya Shokudo. No date (circa1930s). Stock ID #160689
Takashimaya Shokudo Childs Bib on cream creped paper. Tiny hole in one place, very good. 34.5 x 31cm. Japanese department stores started offering "children's lunches" (okosama ranchi] in department store restaurants in the 1930s. Takashimaya department store's Osaka branch opened a restaurant in 1930, and by 1938 this had become known as "the largest restaurant in the Far East". This undated creped paper children's bib bears the words "Takashimaya Shokudo [restaurant]" and is decorated with pictures of trains, cars, ships, planes, horse carriages and airships at its border.
This child's bid was possibly issued when Takashimaya department store began offering "children's lunches". A very unusual item of Japanese department store ephemera. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 160689).
Price: $250.00 AU