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Title: Charting Feminine Universes with Papier-mâché: the Takamatsu-hariko Tradition in the Collections of the Ethnological Museum of Barcelona
Traçant universos femenins amb paper maixé: la tradició de Takamatsu-hariko en les col¿leccions del Museu Etnològic de Barcelona
Trazando universos femeninos con papel maché: la tradición de Takamatsu-hariko en las colecciones del Museu Etnològic de Barcelona
Author: Gómez Pradas, Muriel
Keywords: genre
social use
Issue Date: 2-Jun-2015
Publisher: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Published in: 2015; 17
Abstract: The aim of this paper is to trace the biography and show the social use of small papier-mâché objects belonging to the Japanese takamatsu-hariko tradition preserved in the Ethnological Museum of Barcelona. By studying them, we will see its representative and symbolic role in the Japanese female universe(s), and we will be able to access legends, ancient traditions and customs related to the female imagery.
Language: English
Appears in Collections:2015, n. 17
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