Doll - Artifacts
16" Japanese doll dressed in Furisode kimono. Outer kimono is red silk with muted yellow, blue, green, and pink butterflies. Lining is an ivory silk, both have a padded hem draping to the ground. The other 3 kimonos are seen only at the neck line. Starting next to the neck, they are red, white on white brocade, and ivory. Kimono has a brocade obi. A 1" gold silk obi is tied into a bow set off to the left side. Smaller tie of ivory material holds the brocade obi. Pink and white shibori sash is tucked into the obi in the front. She holds a feathered fan in her right hand. That arm is bent at the elbow. The left arm falls down to her side. Hands are made of material. Face hand-painted, tilted back and to the left. Black hair made of cotton threads tied into a bun with orange and white shibori sash wrapped around the lower section of the bun. On the left side of her head is a hair ornament made of butterflies and flowers. In the front of her hair on both sides she wears Kanzashi with 5 strips of dangling silver. She wears pear earrings and ivory tabis standing on black lacquered stand.