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Nakatsuke, Kyō-sensu. Photo: Kuwajima Kaoru

Shimizu Yoshinobu2017

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

Ribs are inserted into the paper holes by first blowing air into the holes with the mouth. This step is called jihuki. Once the holes are blown open, the ribs that are pre-coated with glue are then inserted. It takes an experienced craftsman to insert ribs into these small holes.

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  • Title: Nakatsuke, Kyō-sensu. Photo: Kuwajima Kaoru
  • Creator: Shimizu Yoshinobu
  • Date Created: 2017
  • Subject Keywords: Kyoto Prefecture, Folding Fans from Kyoto
  • Rights: © Kyoto Folding Fans and Round Fans Commercial Cooperative Association, photo: © Kuwazima Kaoru

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