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Doll with letter - Artifacts

Kokeshi Doll Letter Holder Turned wood doll made of two pieces with round head, peg neck fits into hole on top of doll body. Body is hollow wood tube into which rolled letter paper is inserted and the pedestal cap has carved threads to screw into bottom of the body. A: Doll head has red painted petal shapes at back and at each side of face indicating tied kerchief. Painted black bangs and side hair pieces, eyebrows, half-moon eyes, u-shaped nose and two red dots for lips. The cylindrical varnished body has a painted design of two pink flowers and on red flower with grey stems and green leaves. On the back is black ink kanji: B: Pedestal cap of turned wood that has a threaded knob which screws into the bottom of the body, exterior is varnished. C: Letter - rolled piece of paper: L: 5", W: 2.378". Printed with red Hiragana at top, red border and lines, hand written English message inserted into body of doll reads "Dear Ms. Sealoff, Thank you for the little cup. I like it very much. Niki."
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