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Sendai Hariko Rooster, Papier-Mache Folk Toy


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Hariko Ningyo (papier-mache folk doll). Height: 3". From Miyagi Prefecture, City of Sendai, this folk toy is an example of the tradition "Sendai Hariko". It is a rooster, one of the 12 animals of the Asian zodiac, and corresponds to the current year, 2005. It was made at the artisan studio of Takahashi Hashime, a long-time craftsman in Sendai. For more information on the history of papier-mache dolls in the Tohoku (NE Japan) region, please see the catalogue listing for Miharu Ningyo of Fukushima Prefecture.