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    Posted 1 month ago

    Nshoots
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    Hello!

    I just picked up this beauty and thought I’d be able to find similar ones online. However, I can’t find anything at all, not even close. Does anyone know what culture this is from or what kind of doll she is? I’m dying to know! Thank you very much!!

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    1. Manikin Manikin, 1 month ago
      I believe she is dressed in Chinese traditional clothes . Maybe someone can come along that is more familiar with Asian clothes . Japan is always associated with these type of dolls . They were tourist dolls. Beautiful I can't be sure of maker or country of origin.
    2. Manikin Manikin, 1 month ago
      Some Chinese hairdo's
      https://www.pinterest.com/pin/294493263104178071/
    3. Celiene Celiene, 1 month ago
      Chinese. Representing the traditional dress of the Han dynasty. She is holding a Ruyi, or Chinese septer. She is a young royal, possibly an immortal.

      "Ruyi is a curved decorative object that serves as either a ceremonial scepter in Chinese Buddhism or a talisman symbolizing power and good fortune in Chinese folklore. A traditional ruyi has a long S-shaped handle and a head fashioned like a fist, cloud, or lingzhi mushroom."
      https://www.shine.cn/feature/art-culture/1907269088/

      Her hair is a variation of the 'Double Immortal Seeking' or the Flying Immortal hairstyle of Tang Dynasty. I can't find one with three loops.

      She is also wearing the traditional Cloud Shoulder of Han Costumes.
      https://www.163.com/dy/article/F9K4D4QA05481336.html
    4. Celiene Celiene, 1 month ago
      I might have my dynasties mixed up! EVERYTHING in Chinese culture is symbolic of something. She is very pretty!
    5. Celiene Celiene, 1 month ago
      Here are the hair example - or just google.

      https://cfen.si/2015/01/15/wu-zetian-whips-her-hair-around-a-glimpse-at-tang-dynasty-hairstyles/
    6. Manikin Manikin, 1 month ago
      Thanks for chiming in Celine :-) I thought she looked Chinese and so nice that you can tell and give some background .

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