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綿飴 wata ame (Cotton Candy)
  • Hirafu
  • 綿飴 wata ame (Cotton Candy), 1959
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink and color in rice paper
  • Gift of Polly Bales
  • Not on display
  • 2013.0283

A girl wearing a short kimono eats a cotton candy, while a boy wearing western style clothing looks at her. Both of them wear geta (Japanese traditional footwear).