Goten Mari - Japanese Mataro Doll

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Goten Mari

Goten Mari

$34.00 the diameter of the ball 10cm
*This kit includes cloth for display cushion (please make it by yourself)


"Ball of the Palace" -Ornamental Ball
The Goten Mari was originally made by silk thread in to a ball. During the Edo Era (1600-1867), ladies in noble households throughout the country enjoyed making and playing with these balls. As a result, this ball came to be called "Goten Mari" or the "Ball of the Palace"

Goten Mari Set List of items

Contents of the kit Contents of the kit
when it's packed when it's packed
*photo: length of the measuring tape in front of the box is 30cm.
Contents of the Tea Ceremony doll kit:
1. The body of the ball
2. Sand paper
3. Sawdust (in a plastic bag)
4. Gold thread
5. Fabrics for Goten Mari with paper pattern
6. Fabrics for ornamental cushion for display
7. Glue (tube)

The tools that you'll need to make:
1. Scissors -small scissors with sharp blades are the most effective.
2. A small sharp knife (like the one used to for wood engraving) to be used for adjusting the grooves in the body of the ball, if necessary.
3. A small dish for the glue.
4. A wet cloth or napkin to wipe off the glue of spatula, after each use of the spatula.


Goten Mari

$34.00 the diameter of the ball 10cm
*This kit includes cloth for display cushion (please make it by yourself)




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