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Photo of 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 National Museum on July 25, 2009 in conjunction with the Kokeshi: From Folk Art to Art Toy exhibition on display from July 11 through October 4, 2009.

Accompanying text from the original PowerPoint slide:

Yajiro dolls are easily recognizable by their signature waistline and colors. This doll has a dominant yellow base for its body with purple, black, blue and red designs. The various patterns range from stripes to flowers. Some of these dolls also have a topknot hairdo.

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COPYRIGHT 2005 - ITSKE STERN

ylkawashima — Last modified Nov 29 2011 4:30 p.m.


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