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Japanese Antique Folk Craft Hago-ita with Oshie Battledore

Japanese Antique Folk Craft Hago-ita with Oshie Battledore

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Dolls: Pre 1910: Item # 1449446

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Haruko Watanabe
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Koyama, Shinagawa-Ku
Tokyo, Japan

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Hagoita (battledore) with oshie which is the Japanese traditional craft. Motifs are figures, kabuki actors, flowers, birds etc. They are made into raised pictures with silk crepe with lining of cotton and attached on the wood or paper board. Hagoita is used for the game "hane-tsuki" played on the New Year's Day. Two persons hit a shuttle with hagoita. This one has oshie woman in traditional kimono. It has letters that show it was made in Meiji and in Tokyo. In good condition with an original box but has some break in the hair and kimono. Made in the beginning of the 20th century. W:15.5cm L:45cm