Vintage Japanese Sosaku Snow Coat Kokeshi | Sendai

This doll illustrates a Kokeshi in winter depicting a “Mino” in the drawing which is a straw head and shoulder wrapping. The Mino is an article of clothing worn to protect the farmers and rural people of the mountains and coastline from rain and snow. The doll also has a poem about winter written on the body of the piece entitled: “Kogarashi – Chilly North Wind”. She is aged stained. The piece is signed but unidentified and from Sendai Japan where this type of doll represents everyday life. Dimensions: 10- ½” tall

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