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Doll:Zuijin | Ministers of the Left and Right

ca. 1890

The Strong National Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play
Rochester , United States

Included in the display of dolls that mark the celebration of the Girls Day Festival in Japanese culture, the Zuijin or Ministers of the Left and Right represent the guardians of the Emperor and Empress. One of the Zuijin figures, like this one, is an older man; the other figure represents a young guard.

Details

  • Title: Doll:Zuijin | Ministers of the Left and Right
  • Date Created: ca. 1890
  • Location: Japan
  • Subject Keywords: Girl's Day, Japan, celebration
  • Type: More Dolls, Travel & Souvenirs, Holidays and Celebrations
  • Medium: wood, painted, carved
  • Object ID: 78.5855

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