Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Wassyoi (k12-3873R)


SKU: k12-3873R

Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Wassyoi (k12-3873R)

This is a Kokeshi Doll that shows the appearance when participating in the festival. The feature is to wear the cloth that is called "Hachimaki" on the head, and to wear "Happi", wide sleeve jacket.

Original Title:Wassyoi Girl
(Meaning:People carrying the portable shurine utter "Wasshoi !" in the festival)

W6.5/D6.5/H14 cm

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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