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My Hinamatsuri


Adapting traditions

My parents are very resourceful and adaptive. We didn't have a full hina-ningyo set so they displayed what we did have for hinamatsuri. In addition to the Emperor & Empress doll set, we also brought this girl doll out every year. Although not a traditional hina-ningyo, it was treasured and carefully displayed along with the others.

Based on this original

Ceramic Japanese girl doll w/flowers
uploaded by vkm
Ceramic doll figure of a young Japanese woman in a festive, colorful kimono and hat holding a stem of flowers. Her face and body are white with features painted on. … More »

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