Sunday, July 13, 2014

Japanese Friendship Doll, Miss Kagawa and her Accessories

Japanese friendship doll and her accessories as received from the Japanese children to the American children.

                   Miss Kagawa
was sent  to the North Carolina Museum of Natural
Science, Raleigh, NC., where she remains today

Miss Kagawa and her accessories
*  Two pedestal lanterns  with silk shades
*  Silk parasol
*  Fan
*  Straw sandals (zori)
*  Lacquer chest of drawers
*  Lacquer storage chest
*  Lacquer vanity set with mirror and drawers
*  Doll passport (picture follows)
* Steamship ticket
*  Lacquer sewing stand
*  Purse
*  Six panel painted screen for decoration

Included also were two tea sets.  One for daily use and one for the Japanese tea ceremony.  The tea sets included:  porcelain cups, containers for tea, both powdered and loose tea,  woven grass mats to protect the table, and a tea pot for the hot water.

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