Archive for June, 2005

Japanese doll culture

Tuesday, June 28th, 2005

A fascinating article on ningyo (dolls): Unlikely expert figures in Japanese doll exhibit. From the article: Pate, who has devoted more than a decade to this topic, says Japanese doll culture dates back to 4000 B.C. Many were made for household displays, erected by families to mark the annual Girl’s Day or Boy’s Day festivals. […]

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