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Miniature Accoutrements for the Girls’ Festival

Miniature Accoutrements for the Girls’ Festival
with design of mandarin orange crests, pine,bamb0o, and plum in maki-e on a black lacquer ground
Edo period, 19th century
Gift of Ii Family

Set of 85 miniature replicas of the trousseau items of Yachiyo, daughter of Naosuke, thirteenth head of Ii family. Items include a kaioke for holding shell-matching game shells, santana, or three shelves for displaying incense paraphernalia and makeup tools, and a hasamibako, or traveling trunk.

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