The koto was introduced from China to Japan during the Nara period (710-793) as an instrument of court music (Gagaku).
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Designs for Silk Embroidery from Ukraine
THE SOUL OF RUSSIA. ILLUSTRATIONS. Nicolas Roerich. The Ancestors of Man. Décor de Théâtre. The Arrow of the Allies. After a painting by Leon Bakst.
Peasant costumes from Arkhangelsk Oblast and Veliky Novgorod, Russia 1912. Peasant art in Russia by Charles Holme.