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Amulet (omamori) (a) in the form of a silk doll representing Jizo and attached to a red cord. The representation of Jizo is made of Kyoto chirimen silk, pale blue for the body and red printed with white flowers for the bib. The ears are of pale blue felt, the eyes of two stitches of black thread, and two red beads form the mouth and a dot on the forehead. A golden bell and a paper label with the name Ishite-ji printed on it are also attached to the red cord. The amulet is sold mounted on a card (b) which is printed with the name of the temple, Ishite-ji, and added information on the specific function of this amulet (for protection of the family), in particular.

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