Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Momiji (K12-4337)
Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Momiji (K12-4337)Kokechi is modern Kokeshi that young craftman made. The doll is not only new design but also they have traditonal skill. The kokeshi's color is Yamabuki that is Japanese yellow in fall. The momiji leaf is painted on the body.
Material : Wood (Mizuki)
Origin : Japan
W6 / D5 / H7.3cm
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.