Wire doll, fabric and card
400 mm (height)Order this image
National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
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A costume doll dressed in Japanese national costume. Her face is a mask with moulded and painted facial features. Her black hair is dressed in traditional style and has a silver coloured headdress of flowers. Her body is fabric covered wire. She wears an orange dress with metallic thread floral design lined with white fabric and a pink sash round her waist. Two black and metallic thread fabric bands hang from a white band of fabric down her back, tied in the front. In her right hand she holds a helmet, attached with an orange cord, made from gold coloured card and fabric with orange braid threaded through the card. It is a black plastic crown, two gold coloured horns with a plastic insignia and a long white nylon plume.