Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Ume (k12-3817)


SKU: k12-3817

Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Ume (k12-3817)

It is a Kokeshi doll which plum trees are painted in a full body. The purple shade and the shape of the trapezoid face feature, and a comparatively unique forming is done in this doll.

Original Title : Kareki Ume  (Meaning : Flower Calender "Plum")
Material : Wood (Mizuki)
Origin : 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.

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