(Size) : Width 31 x Depth 31 x Height 17.5 cm / 12.20 x 12.20 x 6.88 inch
(Material) : Rayon Chirimen
(Origin) : Made in Japan / Kyoto
(Condition) : Brand new
Hina Matsuri on March 3
Hina doll is a lucky doll for the healthy growth of a girl and praying for eternity happiness.
The name “Hina Doll” was born in the Edo period, and there was a “Hiina” play in the Heian period.
“Hiina” is an old word with a small and cute meaning. In aristocratic society a pair of small paper dolls were used to play, and this was called “hiina”.
It was thought to be a festival that welcomes God, wishes for the growth of girls, and exorcise disaster.
The word “Hinamatsuri” was born in the middle of Edo, and the dolls and furniture have been increasing due to the popularity of “Hinamatsuri”.
Hinamatsuri was not related to the birth of girls at first, but it became an event to celebrate the girls' first birthday from the middle of Edo,
bring Hina doll when get married and for the first occasion after marriage a custom of performing Hinamatsuri was originated.
This Hinamatsuri event is a doll-playing event unique to Japan, and it has become a national event spread throughout the country since the Meiji period.
- 500.00 Grams