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2010.9.1-2

Dolls

  • AB 73-1 Hairdressing doll (in box)
  • AB 82-30 and AB 82-31 Minzoku ningyo (front)
  • AB 739 a,b Tongue-Cut Sparrow dolls (front)
  • AB 62-2 s4 Geisha Doll
  • AB 56-4 c Yamabushi Doll (front)
  • 2010.9.1-2 Egg Dolls
  • 2009.102.1 Miharu ningyo (front)
  • AB 85-23 Kokeshi (front)
  • 2013.XX.30 a Kokeshi (front)
  • AB XX 177 a-b Kokeshi pair
  • AB 89-10 Izumeko
  • AB XX 170 Okagura Ningyo Set (wearing kitsune mask)
  • AB 75-2 Kintaro Doll
  • AB 85-31 Kokeshi (front)
  • AB 658 a Ichimatsu ningyo (front)
  • AB 86-8 a Doll (front)
  • AB 57-1 Fuji Musume Doll (front)
  • AB 56-2 Front
  • 2009.72.1.1 Isho-Ningyo Costume Doll (front)
  • AB 85-33 Kokeshi (front)
  • 2009.108.1 Kintaro Doll
  • 2009.132.1 Anesama Ningyo (front)
  • AB 85-14 Kokeshi (front)
  • AB 85-26 Kokeshi
What is it?
Egg Dolls
What is it made of?
Egg/Cloth/Hair
Where is it from?
Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
When was it made?
1963
Object ID
2010.9.1-2
Description

This pair of dolls is made from chicken eggs by an artist named Setsuko Miki. The pair includes one boy and one girl egg doll, each dressed in traditional Japanese costume. The boy doll (2010.9.1) has a tuft of hair at the top of his head, drawn-on features, and wears a black silk floral print kimono and red and silver obi (sash). The girl doll (2010.9.2) has two tufted pigtails, drawn-on features, and wears a brown, white, and orange patterned kimono and a black and white obi.  

Credit
Gift of Setsuko Miki, 1989
2010.9.1-2 Egg Dolls