Yui’s first Hinamatsuri

Yui’s first (beautiful) Hina ningyo set, courtesy of her Obaachan! 🙂

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The Emperor and Empress and the Sannin Kanjo (three court ladies) up close.

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With the celebrant! Happy first Hinamatsuri Yui! 🙂 Everyone is so beautifully round-faced. hehe!

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I especially love the sakura designed black lacquer screen and box/stand of this Mataro collectible. .

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Setting up was very interesting and enjoyable what with the little parts of the set. We also have to read a bit to know what goes where and to make sure we had the pieces positioned just where they should be (I was particularly proud that I positioned the cherry tree and mandarin orange tree at their right positions without reading first. Teehee). We had to wear gloves while setting it up to avoid leaving marks on the beautiful lacquer.

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Much as I want to keep this beautiful Mataro collectible. on display for most of the year, we have to keep with the tradition and store it before March 4 ends. We of course want to wish Yui a family of her own in the far future hence we abide with tradition.

Thankfully, her Obaachan thoughtfully chose a set that comes with a box with which we can store the dolls after the festival and set it aside for next year.

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It came with a brush set as well.

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I bought these for storing the dolls as well.

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Ja, time to store the dolls now!

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