The Hanako, Japanese Doll with Three Wigs

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Title

The Hanako, Japanese Doll with Three Wigs

Description

Composition doll with glass-set of eyes. Doll is dressed in a brightly colored flower kimono and chopped hair. The set contains three black wigs in the following hair styles: momoware, shitajimage, takashimada. Additionally, the set also contains an alternative kimono, paper fan, umbrella, and sandals. The doll is planted on a wooden block so it can stand on its own. A booklet is provided for additional information about Hanako dolls and Japanese hairdressing.

Publisher

The Hanako

Date

1950s

Language

English

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Color

Multi-colored.

Condition

Doll itself is in excellent condition. The wooden block is slightly discolored due to time. Original box is worn out.

Decade

1950s

Material Note

Set contains three wigs- momoware, shitajimage, takashimada. The wigs are black with added cloth accents. The paper fan is a shiny gold color with a peach colored flowers pattern. The sandals are black and red. The umbrella opens up and is a bright pink color.

Era

1950s/60s

Physical Dimensions

Doll is approximately 6 1/2 inches tall.

Printed Text Language

English

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Citation

“The Hanako, Japanese Doll with Three Wigs ,” ReEnvisioning Japan, accessed May 21, 2018, https://rej.lib.rochester.edu/items/show/5558.