image “Applying makeup”. Formed with tōso and covered with paper.

“Applying makeup”. Formed with tōso and covered with paper.

Michiko Sugiura
¥432,000 (Tax included)

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  • Categories
    Dolls
  • Size
    H34.0

Techniques

Tosodolls

Toso dolls are made with toso, a clay-like substance made of paulownia sawdust mixed with paste, around a core of paulownia wood. While the substance is soft, it can be fashioned freely, so all kinds of forms can be made. It is important to dry it thoroughly so that the form does not get distorted later.

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Kamibari

Dyed washi paper is applied to create designs.

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image Michiko Sugiura

Michiko Sugiura

  • Dolls
  • / Full member, Japan Kogei Association

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