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 dool is a part of "Sannin-kanjyo" in Hina dolls. Sannin-kanjyo means the three court ladies. They are support and care for the emperor (Odairi-sama) and the empress consort (Ohina-sama). She is wearing Japanese traditional Kimono (colored orange and white). She shoulds hold a gold salver on her hands, but already lost it. She has a long black hair and knot hair with yellow and orange strings. She is sitting on the wooden pedestal.
Dimensions H-3.5 W-4.3 D-2.7 inches
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Object ID 2002.0016 c.
Object Name Figurine
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Last modified on: December 12, 2013