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Tanabata at JANM 2009


The Base of the Kazari

By cleverly taking two baskets and attaching them by screws, the base form for the kazari was created. Through a little bit of ingenuity we were able to use the flowers to make them more spherical in shape.

Based on this original

The Base of our Tanabata Decorations
uploaded by ylkawashima
In the summer of 2009, the Discover Nikkei team worked with staff, interns, and volunteers of the Japanese American National Museum to make seven large fukinagashi decorations for the 1st … More »

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