Japanese Kimekomi doll of a Young Long-Hair Beauty walking
with cypress fan in her hands, 1950's
Lovely Japanese doll in kimekomi technique represents young lady dressed with
Kamakura style clothes Her long black hair adorned
with pink silk band and long hair-pin. Her silk brocaded
upper kimono gown uchkake right sleeve is thrown
off to reveal her light colored figured silk under
kimono and orange colored obi belt. She hold a ancient cypress
fan closed and wrapped with silk treads.
Japanese word 'Kimekomi' means "tuck in". The doll body is made of compacted paulownia
sawdust mixed with glue. Clothes made of silk and silk brocade
fabrics 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
or natural hair.
Dimensions: 39 cm/ 15,3 inches high
Condition: excellent according to age, with no damage and
with real antique taste.
Price: US$ 225.00
*Mail delivery and insurance fee approx: US$ 38-44.00