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This is my family's hina doll set for hinamatsuri. It's not a full set, but includes just the emperor and empress dolls in a glass case. I photographed them without the case here so that I didn't have to deal with glare or reflections.

Both of the dolls sit on colorful little platforms. Only the top and front are actually decorated. Both have white faces with painted features and are wearing kimonos and hats. They each are carrying a fan.

Learn more about hinamatsuri at the Museum Store Online: Hinamatsuri in the United States.

Click on these links to see close-ups of the emperor and empress dolls.

vkm — Atualizado em Mar 30 2011 8:01 p.m.

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