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A temari used to be owned by Buddhist monk Ryokan, Sanuki kagari temari

Ryokan (1758-1831)1758/1831

Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University

Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University

It is said that, in the late Edo period, Zen priest Ryokan (1758-1831) always had a temari in his pocket so that he would be ready at any time to play ball with children. The temari preserved as a memorial to him tells us how temari were in the Edo period.

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  • Title: A temari used to be owned by Buddhist monk Ryokan, Sanuki kagari temari
  • Creator: Ryokan (1758-1831)
  • Date Created: 1758/1831
  • Location: Kagawa
  • Type: cotton, toy, bird
  • Original Source: Bunsui Ryokan Shiryoukan Museum
  • Rights: Bunsui Ryokan Shiryoukan Museum, Tsubame City, Niigata Prefecture

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