Hanagoyomi Mari5(May) - Japanese Mataro Doll

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Hanagoyomi Mari5(May)

Hanagoyomi Mari5(May)

$55.00 the diameter of the ball 14.5cm
*This kit not includes cloth for display cushion.


Fresh refreshing irises blooming freshly in May. A kit that feels the change of the season.
"Hanagoyomi" is a kind of calendar that expresses the change of the season by flowers. May 5 is a "Tangonosekku"(festival of the Boy). Boy's festival began in the Nara era and in the Heian era established as an important aristocratic event protecting boy from diseases and disasters. In addition, irises are indispensable flowers for Boy's festival. In a refreshing May, the iris flowers of a refreshing color are perfect.

Hanagoyomi Mari5(May) 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. Fabrics for Hanagoyomi Mari5(May)
3. Sawdust (in a plastic bag)
4. "kanbai-ko"(rice-bran glue)
5. Thread 6. Instructions for making (Japanese)

The tools that you'll need to make:
1. White thin glove(an odd glove).
2. A wet cloth or napkin to wipe off the glue of spatula, after each use of the spatula. 3. Glue or bond
4. A small dish for the glue.
5. Scissors -small scissors with sharp blades are the most effective.
6. 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.


Optional accessories

Contents of the kit Kotobuki Zabuton
Kotobuki Zabuton(Cussion for kit)
It is a display cushion for the kit. *Kotobuki Zabuton is sold separately. Please order from here.



Hanagoyomi Mari5(May)

$55.00 the diameter of the ball 14.5cm
*This kit not includes cloth for display cushion.




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