"Shimekazari"  in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan.    Many Japanese decorate the entrances of their homes with Shimekazari during the New Year’s season to ward off evil spirits. They are made of Shimenawa, sacred Shinto rope of rice straw, used to indicate the sacred areas where gods descend.

"Shimekazari" in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. Many Japanese decorate the entrances of their homes with Shimekazari during the New Year’s season to ward off evil spirits. They are made of Shimenawa, sacred Shinto rope of rice straw, used to indicate the sacred areas where gods descend.

Flying Treasure Ship, Japanese New Year's Decoration of the Kyoto Kamowakeikaduchi Shrine|上賀茂神社の宝船

Flying Treasure Ship, Japanese New Year's Decoration of the Kyoto Kamowakeikaduchi Shrine|上賀茂神社の宝船

Kagami mochi - Tradtional Japanese New Year decoration usually displayed inside the house in the kamidana

Kagami mochi - Tradtional Japanese New Year decoration usually displayed inside the house in the kamidana

Fugen. Ito Jakuchu. 18th century. Japan. MFA. Boston.

Fugen. Ito Jakuchu. 18th century. Japan. MFA. Boston.

Monju. Ito Jakuchu. 18th century. Japan. MFA. Boston.

Monju. Ito Jakuchu. 18th century. Japan. MFA. Boston.

Itō Jakuchū. Chrysanthemums and Rock. Japan, late 18th century. Hanging scroll; ink on paper. LACMA

Itō Jakuchū. Chrysanthemums and Rock. Japan, late 18th century. Hanging scroll; ink on paper. LACMA

Japanese amulet omamori for health from Todai-ji temple of Nara in Japan by omamori.com

Japanese amulet omamori for health from Todai-ji temple of Nara in Japan by omamori.com

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