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KI-058 Japanese kimekomi doll of noble young lady traveler with round straw hat in her hands, 1950's

Lovely Japanese antique kimekomi doll represents noble young long hair  beauty dressed with rich silk brocaded multitudinous kimonos . Young lady stands with straw hat in her hands, possibly she is on a pilgrimage and she is heading to a temple. This type of a hat commonly used for travels.
The doll made in kimekomi technique. 'Kimekomi' means "tuck in" in Japanese. The doll body is made of compacted paulownia sawdust mixed with glue. Clothes made of silk brocade with traditional Japanese design, and are glued and tucked into grooves of a doll body. Doll's face covered in a highly burnished gofun (crashed oyster shell) and hand-painted artistically and the wig is made of artificial hair.

This lovely doll crafted about 1950's.
Dimensions: 23,5 cm / 9,2 inches high
Condition: excellent

Price: US$ 135.00
*Express mail delivery and insurance fee approx: US$ 25-28.00
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