From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 29-164-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Japanese
Provenience Japan
Date Made Mid 18th Century - Late 18th Century
Section Asian
Materials Textile | Wood | Hair
Iconography Empress

Seated Empress doll for Hinamatsuri or Girl's Day in Japan. Stiff brocade clothes with removable head of wood painted white and black hair. The doll sits on a platform which has a tag on the underside which reads: "Bought in Chinese Quarter in San Francisco 1869."

Height 22 cm
Width 24 cm
Depth 16 cm
Credit Line Gift of W. H. Miller (?), 1916

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