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Creative Doll Gallery “Reimei” (The dawn) at Echizen Bamboo Doll Village

2017.06.29

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Creative Doll Gallery Reimei (The dawn)

We saw the Creative Doll Gallery "Reimei"(The dawn) at Echizen Bamboo Doll Village.
Mr. Morota explained us about the dolls there.

 

beginning of Echizen Bamboo Dolls

At the beginning, they used to make practical bamboo crafts. Later, there was an exhibition in Toyama Prefecture, and they brought bamboo dolls from Fukui. In 1963, Tsutomu Mizukami published a novel "Echizen Bamboo Doll" and it became more popular.

 

bamboo doll moedake

Mr. Morota said that this doll was one of the ultimate bamboo dolls. They took advantage of the long nodes, although it was so difficult.
It is one of the highlights of the skill.

 

bamboo dolls sasanari

This is also one of the ultimate bamboo dolls. The hair was implanted with thin bamboo sticks. The number of the sticks are 7000 and it took
over several weeks to just implant hair.

 

bamboo doll tsuisou

Mr. Morota, doll creator himself explained about the doll that he made.

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