Vintage Creative Japanese hand-made Kokeshi Doll.
Head Diameter 3"
Body Diameter 1.75"
Kokeshi doll making is one of Japan’s most revered folk crafts, dating back to 1830. There are many uses associated with kokeshi dolls. They are bought by many as mementos. Some feel they may ward off evil or prevent fires by having them in the home. While others feel they are a token of friendship, to exchange with messages concealed within. Kokeshi have had a resurgence in popularity recently and are very collectible. There are two types of kokeshi: “traditional” and “creative.” Read more here.
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Dimensions: 9.5"H x 28" Circumference
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