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Nahomi Iwase

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Woodendolls

Wooden dolls have separate heads, bodies, and arms and legs carved from paulownia wood, which are assembled using bamboo pegs. Paulownia is low in resin, making it less likely to attract insects, and is also lightweight, strong, and does not deform easily, so it is ideally suited to making dolls.

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Kimekomi

Glue is placed in grooves on the body, then the edges of cloth are wedged into the grooves with a spatula.

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Nahomi Iwase

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  • / Full member, Japan Kogei Association

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