Hina Dolls of the Mitsui Family
[Image: "Emporer and Empress Hina Dolls" Heizo Oki lll (1834-1895), (1895)]
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“Hina Dolls of the Mitsui Family” is an annual event marking the coming of spring in Nihonbashi. In this exhibition, Hina dolls and miniature furniture treasured by the wives and daughters of the Mitsui family are displayed. It features luxurious pieces once belonging to Motoko (1869-1946), the wife of Takamine Mitsui (10th generation head of the Kita Mitsui family), Toshiko (1901-1976), the wife of Takakimi Mitsui (11th head), Hisako Asano (1933- ), the only daughter of Takakimi, and Okiko (1900-1980), the wife of Takahisa Mitsui (9th head of the Isarago Mitsui family). The highlight is the gorgeous display of Hina dolls on a 3-meter wide five-tiered stand specially made by Heizo Oki V of Maruhei, Oki Doll Company in Kyoto.
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from February 10, 2018 to April 08, 2018