The Tsuchiyu Group

Tsuchiyu is the historical hot springs, that is located in Fukushima prefecture, and one of the oldest Kokeshi producing areas.
The Tsuchiyu Kokeshi dolls have a slender body with black, and occasionally green or purple circles on top of the head, with a red bow on either side of the head. The patterns on the body are green and red stripes or spirals, some occasionally have flowers or butterflies in between them also.

Abe Jisuke(1885 - 1952)
This Kokeshi is the type of Tsuchiyu group,
which was made during 1910s.

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