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Eirakuya, Kyoto cotton fabric trader

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November 18, 2014

Did you know that Kyoto is famous not only for its silk production, but also for cotton goods like tenugui, hand towels with dyed…

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Gallery Ningyo Tomo Kyoto (3)

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November 17, 2014

To finish my story about the dolls of Gallery Ningyo Tomo, I’d like to mention some interesting points about their making process..

 
Their bodies are…

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Gallery Ningyo Tomo Kyoto (2)

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November 14, 2014

The dolls of Gallery Ningyo Tomo are set in standing or sitting positions. They have faces of young children which can seem to be…

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Gallery Ningyo Tomo Kyoto (1)

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November 13, 2014

There are people who like dolls and those who don’t. The miniature human figures always bring a strange feeling that they are not just…

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Oharibako, kimono accessories shop (2)

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November 7, 2014

Those who are fond of cute animal-themed accessories will be glad to find a large choice of small netsuke made from kimono fabric.

 
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Oharibako, kimono accessories shop (1)

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November 6, 2014

Oharibako, a shop specializing in accessories made from kimono fabrics, is located in a traditional Japanese house just in front of Daitoku-ji temple complex.

 

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Kyo Bear shop

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November 4, 2014

On the lovely and always crowded street of Shinkyogoku (one of 2 parallel arcade shopping streets which run between Shijo and Oike) every teddy…

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Sohya Tas Kyoto (2)

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October 29, 2014

Stoles of Chiso are made of top-quality raw silk, and they have large choice of design and color. Each item is like a piece…

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Sohya Tas Kyoto (1)

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October 27, 2014

Sohya Tas is a shop established by Chiso, one of the oldest yuzen dyeing companies in Kyoto (it was founded in 1555). Originally, Chiso…

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