Lucky Fish Illustrated Postcard


3.9 x 5.8 inches

100% Satogami Japanese Paper

Printed in Japan

Illustrated by Japanese Illustrator, Shirotae

Retro Stencil Dyeing Style

The Japanese word mede-tai(めでたい) means literally, "wanting of admiration, " or "auspicious" and "celebratory." Japanese are particularly fond of specific foods on auspicious occasions because of certain fortuitous plays on words, or the association of a name with words related to good fortune.

During the New Year and on happy events such as weddings or the birth of a baby, salt-grilled tai is a special traditional fare throughout the country.


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