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Cherry Blossom Bookmark

$ 10.95

An old Japanese word for Spring is sakura-doki, which means "cherry blossom time." The Japanese have a passion for cherry blossoms and 100 years ago they honored the United States with the gift of two cherry blossom trees as a symbol of their friendship. Silver-plated brass with applied color.  Approx. 4"l. x 1"w.</p><p>The Library of Congress' exhibit Sakura: Cherry Blossoms as Living Symbols of Friendship celebrated the 100th anniversary of the original sakura.