Banzairaku, Gosho ningyo

Shimada Koen and Photo: Kubota Yasuo

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory
Kyōto-shi, Japan

Though assuming different forms and shapes, the gosho ningyo continues today to enthrall people through its innocent purity and elegance. It is the product of exquisitely fine technique and a profound refinement; in its transparent skin and plump body, one can feel the flow of the force of life.


  • Title: Banzairaku, Gosho ningyo
  • Creator: Shimada Koen, Photo: Kubota Yasuo
  • Location: Gosho-ningyo Shimada Koen
  • Original Language: Japanese
  • Subject Keywords: Doll, Kyoto
  • Type: Doll
  • Rights: © Shimada Koen, Photo © Kubota Yasuo
  • External Link: Gosho-ningyo Shimada Koen

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