Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll hogaraka Purple (K12-4301Pu)
Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll hogaraka Purple (K12-4301Pu)The kokeshi is one of Japanese crafts. The doll is wearing kimono and have a ribbon on its head.The kimono is made of Chirimen fabric. The purple kimono is royal color in Heian period because it is difficult to dye puple color.The purple is precious color so the only person with a high position is wearing the purple kimono.
Material : Wood
made in Japan
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.