Made by a Japanese grandmother who is over 90 years old, she crafts every fan by herself. In the process, she breaks locally sourced bamboo to weave and then stretches handmade Japanese paper to create the shape of the fan.
26.5 x 35.5cm
Fan in use.
Fan being made.
Close up details.
Ibaraki is a Japanese prefecture bordering the Pacific Ocean northeast of Tokyo. The capital city Mito, in the prefecture’s center, is known for Kairakuen Park, where myriad plum trees bloom in late February and March.
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