Japanese 5.5"H Kokeshi Red Kimono Umbrella Amayadori Wooden Doll
- Made in Japan
- Size: 3"W x 2-3/8"D x 5-1/2"H (7.5cm x 6cm x 14cm)
- Design: Amayadori (meaning: Taking shelter from rain)
- Material: Wood
- Brand new in an original box, it is great for collections or as a gift
Kokeshi (こけし kokeshi), are Japanese dolls, originally from Tohoku-northern Japan. They are handmade from wood which are Mizuki or Kaede in Japanese, suit for making dolls.
Kokeshi have a simple trunk and an enlarged head with a few thin, painted lines to define the face. The body has their special hand-painted design, and covered with a layer of wax.
One characteristic of Creative Kokeshi dolls is their lack of arms or legs, and is formed by the free and unrestrained imagination of an individual artist.