The couple who owns and operates this museum hand made all of the pieces on display. They use papeir mache and modeling dough as well as the various materials such as vines, string, and wood. There are thousands of pieces that I wish you could see.
Tokamachi, Niigata Prefecture, Japan
A fascinating technique that looks like a picture but has depth due to the three-dimensional figures.
|The hump on the dragon's back is 4" high.||3 inch high figures|
|This wall hanging is 4 feet wide.||The boy's hand is 1/8" from wrist to fingertip.|
|These royal characters are 2" tall.||The rabbits are 2" tall at the tips of their ears.|