Japanese doll in balloon Daily Japanese Textile IMG_8525

Infant aloft in balloon
Silk, paper, wadding, gofun (powdered shell), metal, hair
Hand painted; probably safflower dye and chemical purple dye

Goodbye to 2015!

On this, the last day of 2015, Daily Japanese Textile would like to thank all its readers, and wish everyone a happy and healthy 2016.

Japanese doll in balloon close up Daily Japanese Textiles IMG_8528