Temari Balls Made by 92-Year-Old Grandmother

December 18, 2013 | in Art

Although the roots of this folk art go to China, it became more popular in Japan. The granddaughter NanaAkua paid attention to the work of her 92-year-old grandmother, and took photos of her works made in the last several years.

The woman acquainted with temari about thirty years ago. Since then, she managed to create about five hundred balls with unique design. Temari is a kind of ball embroidery. Initially, the balls were intended as toys for children. Now they have decorative applications. Each region in Japan has its own color styles and ornaments.

Temari Balls Made by 92 Year Old Grandmother

Temari Balls Made by 92 Year Old Grandmother

Temari Balls Made by 92 Year Old Grandmother

Temari Balls Made by 92 Year Old Grandmother

Temari Balls Made by 92 Year Old Grandmother

Temari Balls Made by 92 Year Old Grandmother

Temari Balls Made by 92 Year Old Grandmother

Temari Balls Made by 92 Year Old Grandmother

Temari Balls Made by 92 Year Old Grandmother

Temari Balls Made by 92 Year Old Grandmother

Temari Balls Made by 92 Year Old Grandmother

Temari Balls Made by 92 Year Old Grandmother

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