Warrior Doll (Japanese Dolls)
Warrior Doll (Japanese Dolls)(i)
|Arch Two , Area 19 |
The Warrior Doll is situated towards the centre-right in the bottom of the cabinet, dated to late 1800s.
Wearing an orange and brown kimono and standing between 2 and 3 inches tall, the little warrior appear to be armed with a katana, a traditional Japanese longsword. Appearing to be made from gofun with cheaper clothing made from cloth.
The warrior doll may have been part of a Hina Doll set as a court guard, or he could easily have been a long-standing warrior used during the Boy's Day festival.