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2020/01/23


Round-Faced Hina Dolls from Goshiki Co. in Asakusabashi District in Tokyo's Taito Ward with 'Tsurushibina' Hanging Rabbit Doll Ornaments Inspired by 'Inaba no Shirousagi' (White Hare of Inaba) Myth in Tottori Prefecture

(Jiji Press)



     The 11th 'Hyakudan Hinamatsuri' exhibition at the Hyakudan Kaidan Exhibition hall, the Tokyo metropolitan government-designated cultural asset, in Hotel Gajoen Tokyo brought together hundreds of dolls and ornaments mainly from three western Japan prefectures--Tottori, Shimane and Yamaguchi. This year's exhibition also featured dolls representing the Edo, Meiji, Taisho, Showa and Reiwa eras, including ones depicting Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako in an enthronement-linked rite. Hina dolls are traditionally displayed at the 'Hinamatsuri' Girls' Day festival on March 3 to wish for the well-being of girls. Most of the dolls represent the Emperor and the Empress, as well as palace attendants and musicians in the Heian period.


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