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Tanabata at JANM 2009


Painting the Kokeshi Body

And thus begin the arduous task of painting the bodies for the kokeshi dolls. With our lovely and talented painter in residence, Vicky, we began the painting process!

Based on this original

Painting the Kokeshi Body for the Fukinagashi
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2009 Discover Nikkei Intern, Yoshimi Kawashima, and Project Manager, Vicky Murakami-Tsuda, painting the kokeshi "body" for a Tanabata decoration made by the Japanese American National Museum, one of seven fukinagashi … More »

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