THE OKAZAKI COLLECTION
Figurine

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Collection Okasaki Collection
Description In Japan, there is a girl's festival (call Hinamatsuri) at 3 March. It is an occasion to play for young girl's growth and happiness. Most homes with girls display Hina-dolls for Hinamatsuri and dedicate to them peach blossoms, hinaarare (rice cake cubes), Hishimochi (special colored and diamondshaped rice cakes), Shirozake (white sake), and other items.
This doll call "Udaijin." There are Udaijin and Sadaijin in the Hina dolls. Udaijin is the Minister of the right, Sadaijin is the Minister of the left. Sadaijin was already lost.
He has black hair and topknot. He is wearing Japanese traditional Kimono (colored white, brown, and blue). Udaijin and Sadaijin should hold some arms. Usually, they hold arrow with bows.
Dimensions H-4.6 W-7.1 D-3.2 inches
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Object ID 2002.0018
Object Name Figurine
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