Skin Wrapping the Earth - Tokamachi Monyo (patters) Karamushi Karakusa 13


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About the artwork

Featuring “Tokamachi monyo” (Tokamachi pattern) on film sheet containing rice and sugar. Tokamachi monyo is a combination of patterns of Echigo-Tsumari represented by Jomon pottery and leaves of a kind of native hemp with Karauksa – a simbol of “prosperity, vitality, and auspiciousness – originally brought from ancient Egypt in the Nara period to Japan.

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Artwork no. T281
Production year 2013
Opening hours 10:00-17:00 (Last entry is at 16:30)
Admission Adult JPY 800 or Special ticket
Closed Wednesday
Area Tokamachi
Village Kinare
Open dates Full year
Venue Kinare( 6 Hon-cho, Tokamachi-shi, Niigata)
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