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Scrubbing brush no.1a, '' A scrubbing brush with a beech stock shaped as a lazy 'S' for improved grip, and with bristles of tampico

Hand broom no.5 - viska Perhaps one of the most ancient of brush designs, and one which has been slowly perfected through millennia of binding, weaving, and tying. Made only of rice straw (sorghum) wound by flax twine and with a wooden peg driven into the handle to tighten and secure the fibres, the brush possesses a simplicity and ingenuity of construction that puts many a modernist classic to shame. Handmade by the visually impaired craftspeople of a Vantaa based Finnish cooperative. About…

注連飾り | 長野・上田

Kagami mochi 鏡餅 : Kagamimochi are sets of two round, flat rice cakes, in which a smaller one is placed on top of a larger one. Kagami mochi are offerings to the god of the New Year in Japan.