The Story ofMichinoku Gold

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A regional folk toy made from papier mâché, taking the form of a cow carrying bales of Tamayama-produced gold on its back. A traditional craft that has been produced since the Edo period, it has been handed down in the region as an item that celebrates the prosperity of the gold mines.

Cultural assets status / Classification

undesignated (Folk Materials)

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