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December 3, 2017 - Kokeshi

Sendai is also famous (relatively) for kokeshi dolls. Craftman pass down their craft for generations. I made this one at the Sato Kokeshi workshop. Painting on the face was much harder than it looks. Also, the woman didn't give much instruction, just saying not to put too much paint on the brush. It was fun anyway, ended up with the kokeshi version of Gaijin Samurai!

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List of Posts:
2017/12/04 - Rairaikyo Gorge
2017/12/03 - Nikka Whiskey Distillery
2017/12/03 - Kokeshi
2017/12/02 - Tsuda Izakaya
2017/12/02 - Sendai - touring temples on bicycle
2017/12/01 - Sendai Castle Ruins
2017/12/01 - Sendi Mediatheque
2017/11/29 - Zuihoden