Kokeshi Dolls and Temple Dog Figure

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Japanese American Museum of Oregon
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ddr-one-2-48 (ONLC 4243)

Shiuko Sakai Collection

Black and white photographic print of a grouping of figurines: a large wooden Kokeshi doll, a small wooden Kokeshi doll and a metal Temple dog figure. According to the Donor, during the war people in Japan surrendered metals for the war cause; during the post-war occupation a U.S. army officer retrieved the temple dog figure from a metal repository and gave it to the donor.



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Japanese American Museum of Oregon

Courtesy of Shiuko Sakai Collection, Japanese American Museum of Oregon