72 x 42 x 56 cm / 28.3 x 16.5 x 22.0 inches
Hina Doll, Kocho Keshi, 5 Dolls Set
This is the highest quality Hina dolls made by hand. Traditional style five doll come in a glass & finest natural ash wood case.
On the backside lattice screen, good fortune motif “dragon’s eye” pattern and vivid colored flowers are designed. The emperor, empress and three court ladies wear cloths of finest Yuzen Kimono; Kimono color is purple which is designated as a noble color for celebrities. Swarovski crystal stone is used in the tiara of the empress. The gorgeous accessories and ornaments decorating their surroundings is made of wood, and some of them have hand painted using traditional painting technique of gold lacquer.
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): 72 x 42 x 56 cm / 28.3 x 16.5 x 22.0 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.