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All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101539 (stock #MH-21)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of "Hebi" (Snake) made in 1988 for the Asian Zodiac Year of the Snake in 1989. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture. H.4.75"(11cm) x Dia.2.875"(7cm.) Moveable tail. Some minor toning to paper due to age. Snake years include: 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Contemporary item #1110190 (stock #KG-35)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
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Mayoke Yama Uba, Shinshuu (Nagano Prefecture.) Wood with bark intact, and straw rope. This folk toy depicts a Yama Uba (Mountain Hag) who is also called Yamamba in other parts of Japan. "Mayoke" means "amulet" or "charm," so the item is intended to ward off evil or bad luck, even though Yama Uba are often referred to in stories much like the bogey man is depicted in America...