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Okiagari Tentetieso Hime Princesa

Okiagari Tentetieso Hime Princesa

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7,50 €

Hime in Japanese refers to a princess and a beautiful woman, just as this cute roly-poly doll! She's a symbol of elegance and nobility. But beyond all possible doubt, Hime stands out thanks to her personal qualities: she is intelligent, sensitive and kind.

Okiagari-koboshi means "little monk who stands up". It is a traditional Japanese roly-poly doll made with papier-mâché. It is designed in such a way that it always returns to the vertical position, even if you try to tip it to one side. Okiagaris have been a part of Japanese children's toys for a long time. They were already mentioned in writings of the fourteenth century. During the Tokaichi or Tenth Day Market, customers drop a few dolls at a time and the ones that remain standing are said to bring good fortune.

Okiagaris symbolize perseverance and resistance in times of adversity. They remind this old Japanese proverb: “Fall seven times, stand up eight”. According to tradition, a doll is given to each person in the family plus one, in the hope that a baby will be born during the year.

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4,8 cm, crepe paper and washi paper