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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 Doll "Kotobuki (One fan)"“Kotobuki” means a matter of congratulation, Happy long life. The pose which is having a folding fan, another hand is posing gently under her shoulder is so elegant and the combination of pink and red kimono is a pretty classic impression.
Size：6 (Height 34 (13 inch))
The second smallest size from the bottom in our lineup. To make small parts, it must need high skill. So this is the smaller size in our lineup, but not the lower price compared to the larger size of our other dolls.
A point worthy of special mention
This doll's head is made in a special way named as "Gokujou-Hongashira" more than the usual traditional way of making.
(Extremely high quality, traditional made)
In Japanese dolls, the most important part is the head including the face. The “Gokujou-Hongashira” is an authentic way of making heads. The base is hardened of wood chips and painted by “Gofun” recoating 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 special method "Gokujou-Hongashira"
Chips of wood(Paulownia), Gofun finish (Painted by powdered clams with glue)
・Kimono: Silk, Polyester, Cotton
・Width 22.5× height 34 (13 inch) × depth 18 cm
・Made in Japan
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