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Photo of Nambu-Hanamaki-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 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:

These dolls are characteristic of the Nambu area, lacking any design or painted color. The largest one here has two rings around the base and the doll and rings were made all from one piece of wood. The head is often loose.

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COPYRIGHT 2005 - ITSKE STERN

ylkawashima — Atualizado em Nov 29 2011 4:29 p.m.


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