Japanese doll of Okina, Noh Theatre Character, 1960's
Finely modeled Japanese kimekomi vintage doll of Okina,
Japanese Noh theatre character dressed in magnificent silk
brocade stage costume: kimono with intricate pattern and
hakama. His face covered up by traditional mask depicts
old man with white beard and moustache. He holds golden
hand painted folding fan in his hand and hold up another
hand over his head with black courtier hat.
Mask features are well modeled and delicately hand painted,
and tufts of hair fall in doll chest.
'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: 21cm/ 8,3 inches high
Condition: excellent with no damage
Sold, thank you