Yoshino Province facts for kids
Yoshino Province (芳野監 Yoshino-gen), also known as Washū, was an old province of Japan in the area of Nara Prefecture on the island of Honshū. The history of the province started in 716 and ended in 738.
The Buddhist temple of Hisosan-ji was established in the province.
Yoshino was known for locally produced varnishes called lacquer. Cups and bowls and other lacquer ware (Yoshino nuri) were typically black and red. Yoshino lacquer (Yoshino urushi) was evaluated as superior.
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