T'Sal Mei

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kokeshi doll  http://www.amazon.com/ref=svisw1

The latest addition to my kokeshi collection. This one is my favourite to date and she is by far the largest weighing just over a kilo and measuring in height. Her name is Fukujuso which I believe means Happiness and Long Life.

Heian Palace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Heian Palace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Painted wooden fan (檜扇), Heian Period

A hiogi (cypress wood fan) from the heian era with a painting of a family in heian robes.

heian style sleeping court lady 風俗博物館展示 2008年 4、女房の局(つぼね)

heian style sleeping court lady 風俗博物館展示 2008年 4、女房の局(つぼね)

Another example of a kicho/kichou or Heian screen of state. The fabric, motifs and colours would be changed in accordance with the season and special occasions such as a death or birth, were an indicator of ones taste.

Another example of a kicho/kichou or Heian screen of state. The fabric, motifs and colours would be changed in accordance with the season and special occasions such as a death or birth, were an indicator of ones taste. Used to divide rooms.