Japanese Doll
Formerly the imperial capital of Japan, the ancient city of Kyoto is home to traditional arts, temples, festivals, and the Gion District. Here, geiko, a woman of the arts, can still be found in full regalia heading to an evening engagement of dancing and singing. While the hands of geiko strum the shamisen throughout teahouses, the hands of traditional craftsmen delicately craft ningyo, Japanese traditional dolls…

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