Yamagata Prefecture, folk toys

Yamagata Prefecture, including the origin of the Tendo Shogi in Japan, is famous for wooden craft. Cut with a sword and a engraving Yonezawa Sasano. Takayama hawk your choo Uesugi (lord) so follow the example of virtue, the fertility wagtails, turtle longevity, designed to follow the example of chicken were up early.

The lion head Sakata, which was built as a talisman in Shonai festivities. Other Oden Mari (Tsuruoka), among others.

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