Kokeshi

There are Kokeshi. Kokeshi are Japanese dolls, originally from northern Japan. They are handmade from wood, have a simple trunk and an enlarged head with few thin, painted lines to define the face. Usually the body has a floral design painted in red, black and sometimes yellow. But there’re many designs. Covered with a layer wax. They don’t have arms or legs. It’s classical, traditional dolls in Japan, recently it seems for me that are kind of art in Japan.


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