THE OKAZAKI COLLECTION
Figurine

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Collection Okasaki Collection
Description It is a doll of Prince. It is a part of 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 prince call "Dairi-bina", it is doll emperor and empress consor in ancient costume, patterned after the Emperor and Empress consor, are placed on the highest tier of a five or seven-tiered stand covered with a red carpet, and other dolls.
Dairi-bina is wearing Japanese traditinal Kimono and has black hair with topknot. He should hold a black stick, but already lost it.
Dimensions H-4.2 W-6.1 D-2.6 inches
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Object ID 2002.0014
Object Name Figurine
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