Paper Dolls Imbued with Wishes

Treasure Box Japan: Tochigi

3m 00s
Broadcast on October 20, 2022 Available until October 20, 2023

Traditional colored washi paper called "Shimotsuke shibori" is used to make dolls known as "Shimotsuke-hitogata." Imbued with hopes and wishes, the dolls are floated down the river in a local event.

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