The founder of canvas production born in Harima , Takasago (Takasago-shi, Hyogo) in 1743 EDO era.Engaged in fishery from childhood, but was blessed with manufacturing and invention. Including "Matsuemon sail ," the product raises various achievements in around Japan including the harbor construction and is the great man who was given family name of "KURAKU" meaning  "to enjoy a laborer" "to enjoy construction" from the Shogunate.
Matsuemon Kuraku