commentary: へちま当独楽 (sponge gourd roulette-style top)

Hiroi Michiaki: This is a sponge gourd roulette-style top, and here there’s a picture painted. Mm, these pictures have different stories, but here you can’t see them so I don’t really know.

Mrs. Hiroi: Yeah.

Hiroi: How many [pictures] is it separated into? Six?

Mrs. Hiroi: It’s six. Six.

Hiroi: Yeah, six. I thought this top must be a morning glory.

Mrs. Hiroi: Yeah.


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