Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Short hair Yellow (K12-4341Y)
Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Short hair Yellow (K12-4341Y)Kokechi is modern Kokeshi that young craftman made. The doll is not only new design but also they have traditonal skill. Okapa chan is girl's kokeshi. The color makes us felt coming fall. Doragonfly is an insect around fall in Japan.
The language of an insect,Doragonfly is "win" because Doragonfly fly forward and it cannot make backward .
Material : Wood (Mizuki)
Origin : Japan
W5 / D5 / H8.5cm
Kokeshi Dolls are major dolls in Japan which are made from wood.
Their origin was in Edo era (1603A.D. - 1867A.D.) as souvenirs for the injured at hotsprings.
Since then kokeshi craftn's skills to make grains and paint was so developed that kokeshis became ornamental dolls.