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Beautiful Kokeshi Dolls: A Uniquely Japanese Folk Art

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Naruko Nemoriko Dolls

Naruko “sitting” dolls are called nemoriko dolls, indicated by the kimono spreading around the sitting person. Other strains of kokeshi also have the nemoriko style.

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Naruko Nemoriko Dolls
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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 ... More »


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