Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Shimekazari: one of New Year's decorations


Shimekazari, one of New Year's decorations, is put at the side or top of the entrance to welcome gods in new year season. It consists of propitious decorations, like a orange, kelp, a prawn, fern, folding fan and so on.

2 Comments:

At 1/03/2007 1:44 AM, Blogger edwin s said...

it's always interesting to see the objects from different cultures.

 
At 1/07/2007 9:23 AM, Blogger macky said...

Thank you for the comment. Have a happy 2007!

 

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