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Mari

Motif Information
Motif mari 01.jpg
Rōmaji Mari
English Ball
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Season Winter
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Motif Type Man-made
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Most, but not all, mari motifs are temari (手まり, hand ball). Temari have been made from remnants of kimono wrapped with recycled silk thread since the Asuka period.

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Motif Connotations & Symbolism

Temari are associated with young girls and Girls' Day.

Auspicious Nature

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Common Motif Pairings

Identification & Style Variations

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Motif Examples

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Image Credits

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  • Kokoro

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