Kacho-é or Kachō-ga is a sub-genre of Ukiyo-e, “Pictures of the floating world”. The images in this genre are mainly of birds and flowers – Birds in blooming fruit trees, birds on their own and flowers in nature, but the genre also covers woodblock prints of seaweed and fish, as well as other small animals and plants.
Kacho-é has its origin in Chinese art and got popular in japan in the Meiji era, that extended from 1868 to 1912. The posters and prints of flowers and birds have gained a new popularity today. They are perfect companions for your Scandinavian style interior and the classic artwork can be mixed and matched with the modern décor you prefer.