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Found Objects

Vintage Japanese Kokeshi - Patchwork Pair

A kokeshi couple with painted motifs and hats. 

Height: 2.25 inches 

Head Diameter: 1.25 inches

A 150-year craft, hand carved and painted kokeshi (wood dolls) were made for children and as a souvenir for regional hot spring (onsen) villages. Shapes, facial features, flowers, colors or no decoration at all, depended on the region. Made in Japan.