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Gobo-Ningyo (Doll)

There is an old tradition that people make a present of Hina dolls in celebration of a girl's first Doll's Festival in Japan. The Gobo doll was born from the same tradition. There are two different styles; hariko and neri-mono, represented by dolls such as Hariko-tora (papier-m?ch? tigers) and Tenjin dolls. With either style, the whole process is carried out by hand.
   
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