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MUSEUM MUSINGS

Japan Times
JAPAN / MUSEUM MUSINGS
Apr 27, 2002
Craftsmen keep alive hair ornaments that were all the rage in Edo Period
The display of fine Japanese hair ornaments at Tsumami-Kanzashi Museum in Tokyo's Shinjuku Ward illustrates a small world of plums, cherry blossoms, chrysanthemums, chestnuts, bees and phoenixes created with pieces of colorful silk.
JAPAN / MUSEUM MUSINGS
Apr 20, 2002
Museum in Ikebukuro holds Mideast treasures
Rather like a Pharaoh's tomb inside one of the Great Pyramids, one dark corner of Sunshine City -- a large commercial complex near JR Ikebukuro Station in Tokyo -- is filled with ancient treasures.
Japan Times
JAPAN / MUSEUM MUSINGS
Apr 13, 2002
Toto showcases cutting-edge shapes in design
For anyone interested in contemporary architecture and interior design, as well as a little extra luxury in the kitchen or bathroom, the Toto Nogizaka Building is the place to admire the latest curves, lines and designs.
JAPAN / MUSEUM MUSINGS
Feb 11, 2002
Recalling the Tabata district's golden age
Seeing the rows of houses and apartments clustered around JR Tabata Station, it is hard to believe the area was, until the beginning of the last century, a vast agricultural landscape marking the northeastern end of downtown Tokyo.
JAPAN / MUSEUM MUSINGS
Sep 24, 2001
Baseball still the stuff of boys' dreams
The eyes of the boys from Okachimachi Junior High School in Tokyo light up as they grip the bats of professional Japanese baseball stars.

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