42 x 24 x 30 cm / 16.5 x 9.4 x 11.8 inches
Hina Doll – Compact, Miyuki (Red), Pair Dolls Set
This is a high quality Hina doll set. Traditional style pair dolls (the emperor and the empress dolls) come in a acrylic and zelkova wood case. Width of the case is the smallest among our Hina doll series, 42cm or 16.5in., so you can place anywhere you want.
The emperor and empress wear Japanese traditional Kimono cloths. Traditional accessories and ornaments decorate their surroundings. On the backside screen, floating water pattern and cherry blossom flowers are designed, which gives impression of the Spring when is the season of Hina festivals. Paper lantern ornaments in the case can be lighted up with electronic power supply.
In case Hina doll is easy to case. It doesn’t get dirty by dust and is easy to care by wiping with dry cloth. Paper lanterns inside can be light up by power supply.
Dimensions (WDH): 42 x 24 x 30 cm / 16.5 x 9.4 x 11.8 inches
* Kimono cloths may have slightly different pattern compared to product images as they all are handmade. Same for hand-painted accessories and ornaments.
About Hina Dolls
Hina ningyou is a doll or a set of special dolls that is placed in each Japanese household during the Hina Matsuri season, which is officially held on March 3rd. These dolls are a sign of good luck and are displayed to wish for the well-being of young girls in one’s household.
The dolls are often arranged on a step-alter and comes in a glass box. On top of the step alter sits the Emperor and the Empress. Three court ladies sit one step below them, and five musicians at the very bottom. They are all wearing beautiful hand-made kimonos or costumes of their accord, delicately sawn and layered on perfectly.
In addition to the dolls, gorgeous accessories and ornaments decorate their surroundings, such as a branch of peach blossoms, freshly made rice cakes, and even hand-made miniature musical instruments of for the five musicians at the bottom.