High quality of Japanese Doll
Our Japanese dolls are all hand-crafted using authentic material. The making of the head, planting hair, painting the face (makeup), are all hand-crafted. Also, the costume (Kimono) is hand-crafted too, it is absolutely amazing. The costume was specially made for the doll. To make a costume for a doll, the pattern has to be small design (not able to be the same as for humans to wear). The doll wears many layers of beautiful kimonos with different hand-made patterns. The costume was assembled by a professional assembler. Now, it is getting harder to prepare clothes for dolls, so not many dolls can be made as before.History
Japanese dolls have been presented to brides as household items since the Edo period. The doll had an important role in substituting the disaster.Regarding Materials of our Japanese dolls
The face is made of porcelain, hair is made of silk. Especially, the hair accessories are very detail-full same as real as if people actually use it. The decoration of flowers and other items in hair parts are been very carefully made.
Regarding Japanese "Nishijin""Nishijin" is the name of a place where is famous for producing textile. You might have heard of “Nishijin textile”.
Size：10 (Height 46 (18 inch))
The most popular size in our lineup.
A point worthy of special mention
This costume is for a wedding of Japanese Shinto style. The doll wears “Uchikake” which is a highly formal Kimono worn at a wedding on the white Kimono.
Also, the doll wears “Tsunokakushi (White hat)” . “Tsuno” means a bride’s hood, “kakushi” means hiding a thing. To wear the “Tsunokakushi” means a bride hides her hood avoids jealousy and does not change into an “Oni(Japanese devil)”. In old-time, a woman was believed as so jealous.
This doll's head is made in a traditional way. The base is made from plaster and painted with liquid of “Gofun” several times. “Gofun” is powdered shell of clams mixed with glue. The surface becomes porcelain.
Japanese doll is handmade one by one, there are slight differences in the ornaments and decorations of kimono.
●Little glue on a part or parts is coming off when it arrives you sometimes.
The parts are glued by hand, so you might see a little glue on a part but it is not defective. Also, a large part such as a hat, a helmet, large flowers, there is a possibility of coming off when it arrives you. It happens often, please attach it with wood glue on yourself.
(Made by a traditional method)
Plaster, Gofun finish (Painted by powdered clams with glue)
・Kimono: Silk, Polyester, Cotton
・Width 27 × height 46 (18 inch) × depth 21 cm
・Made in Japan
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