Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Short hair Pink (K12-4341P)
Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Short hair Pink (K12-4341P)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 light pink is like the color of cherry blossoms so Sakura is painted on the front.
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.