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Beautiful Kokeshi Dolls: A Uniquely Japanese Folk Art

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Kijiyama Dolls

Kijiyama dolls are made from one piece of wood and have a very distinctive pattern of kimono and obi.

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Kijiyama Dolls
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Photo of Kijiyama-style kokeshi dolls from the collection of Itske and Anthony Stern. This photo was presented during a public program, Kokeshi: Not Just a Toy!, at the Japanese American ... More »


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