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From KBOO: Netsuke Carvings at Portland Japanese Garden

In a recent episode of the KBOO program Art Focus, Portland Japanese Garden Assistant Director of Exhibitions Sarah-Kate Nomura discussed the art of netsuke, miniature art pieces used as toggles for holding a purse or pouch on the belt of a kimono. See the exhibition, Fashion and Fantasy: The Art of Netsuke in the Pavilion now through April 17th.