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Top Stories about Art, Beauty, and Japanese Doll

Ningyo Art and Beauty of Japanese Dolls The Japan Foundation Travelling Exhibition Organized by: The Japan Foundation Supervised by: Hayashi Naoteru (Japanese doll culture research institute) & Mita Kakuyuki (Tokyo National Museum) In Jakarta 06 - 24 July 2023 09:00 - 19:00 WIB Galeri Nasional Indonesia “Japanese doll as the prayer for children development, Japanese doll as the art and Japanese doll as the folk art.” Dairi-bina (Imperial couple) Mochizuki Reikou 2020 These are the main dolls used in the Hina Matsuri festival celebrated on March 31 to pray for the happiness of female children. Here. Dairi refers to the palace which the Emperor resides in. Accordingly, the Hina Ningyo (Girls' Festival dolls) representing the Emperor and Empress are called Dairi-bina. Dairi-bina generally depict the Emperor and Empress of the Edo period (1603-1868), while the clothing worn by the dolls shown here is designed after that worn by the current Emperor and Empress durin