THE OKAZAKI COLLECTION
Pedestal

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Collection Okasaki Collection
Description It is a pedestal of Japanese "Hina dolls." 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 pedestal made from wood, rush, and cotton. There are two wooden boards on the side and square woven rush with square wooden board on the top. It also has the cotton line's edge on the sides. The color is white with blue pattern.
Dimensions H-1.4 W-6.1 L-4.4 inches
Category 1: Structures
Object ID 2002.0013 c.
Object Name Pedestal
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