Anesama toothpick doll
Anesama toothpick doll is a paper doll dressed in Chiyogami (handcraft paper with paternal colored figures). It has a long history dating back to mid Edo era as a handcraft hobby art popular among young women. The head of Japanese toothpick is used for making the head of doll, the braid of which is made of crepe paper.
Japanese cuisines was selected as the World Heritage. And both chopstick and toothpick are integral elements of savoring Japanese food culture.
Anesama toothpick doll is served as an ornament of toothpick sachet which is regularly served at the table for Japanese cuisine.
Anesama toothpick doll can be said to be a unique form of classic handcraft art in which delicate Japanese sense of beauty is crystalized as well as vast possibility of spreading worldwide as a modern and entertaining handcraft art.
The head of Japanese toothpick
Chiyogami (handcraft paper with paternal colored