Japanese doll of Ko-Omote, Noh Theatre Character,
Finely modeled Japanese kimekomi vintage doll of Noh Theatre
Ko-Omote a beauty young lady character,
dressed in magnificent silk brocade stage costume and metal
head decoration with beads. The face of actor covered up
by traditional mask depicts young beauty. The actor
holds golden hand painted folding fan.
Mask features are well modeled and delicately hand painted,
and long black hair fall down on back.' 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.
Dimensions: 38cm/ 15,2 inches high
Condition: excellent with no damage
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