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Legacies and innovation in the production of chochin – with craft-maker Kenichi Fushitani

Legacies and innovation in the production of chochin – with craft-maker Kenichi Fushitani

The craft of making chochin, the Japanese paper lantern, is said to date back to the Muromachi period (c. 1333 – 1573) when it was introduced to Japan from China. At that time it took the form of kago chochin, a basket lantern made of a rigid frame of bamboo and covered with paper. By […]

London United Korean Fan Club

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