Sunday 19 September 2021

Different types of Traditional Kokeshi

There are 11 types of traditional kokeshi named after the different hot spring areas where they are made (Tsugaru, Nanbu, Zao, Sakunami, Tsuchiyu, Hijori, Yajiro, Togatta, Naruko, Yamagata and Kijiyama).  Each type have distinctive styles with their own motifs, body styles, and facial features.  They are all highy collectable!    

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