Irish Soil 1

Item Name: 
Irish Soil 1
Inventory Number: 
2017.1016.1.0.18
Category: 
Other
Ethnicity: 
Irish
Acquisition Year: 
unknown
Condition: 
Good
Size: 
4.5" high x 4" diameter
This jar of soil, in a lidded steel can, is from the Hill of Tara, in County Meath in the Republic of Ireland. Upon completion of the Irish Nationality Room in 1957, soil mixed from County Meath and County Armagh, Northern Ireland (UK) was placed behind the cornerstone of the room.

Japanese Paper Dolls 9

Item Name: 
Japanese Paper Dolls 9
Inventory Number: 
2017.1013.2.0.50
Category: 
Dolls
Ethnicity: 
Japanese
Acquisition Year: 
unknown
Condition: 
Repaired
Size: 
7" high x 8.5" wide x 5" deep
Two women, dressed in a blue kimono with white maple leaves and the other in a green kimono with large yellow obi, face each other. Their attachment to the lacquered wooden base is faulty, as they are now listing markedly to the side. Yawaituri is written on a piece of tape adhered to the underside of the base.

Japanese Paper Doll 8

Item Name: 
Japanese Paper Doll 8
Inventory Number: 
2017.1013.2.0.49
Category: 
Dolls
Ethnicity: 
Japanese
Acquisition Year: 
unknown
Condition: 
aged
Size: 
10" high x 4.75" wide x 3.5" deep
Shows a woman with a white shawl pulled over her shoulders and head. The kimono dark gray with red flowers and a yellow and godl obi is wrapped around the waist. Katsu gi Monoyama is written on a piece of tape adhered to the base's underside.

Japanese Paper Doll 7

Item Name: 
Japanese Paper Doll 7
Inventory Number: 
2017.1013.2.0.48
Category: 
Dolls
Ethnicity: 
Japanese
Acquisition Year: 
unknown
Condition: 
aged
Size: 
11" high x 3.5" wide x 3 deep
Blue and white kimono with alternating blue and white chain link pattern, and a brown strung obi. Otoko is written on a piece of tape adhered to the base's underside.

Japanese Paper Dolls 6

Item Name: 
Japanese Paper Dolls 6
Inventory Number: 
2017.1013.2.0.47
Category: 
Dolls
Ethnicity: 
Japanese
Acquisition Year: 
unknown
Condition: 
aged, damaged sleeve on one
Size: 
10" and 9" high x 7" wide x 3.5" deep
Doll one has an aqua kimono with bamboo pattern, silver metallic obi. Doll two has a red kimono with white flowers and an aqua obi. Oyaku haha murime is written on a piece of tape adhered to the base's underside.

Japanese Paper Doll 5

Item Name: 
Japanese Paper Doll 5
Inventory Number: 
2017.1013.2.0.46
Category: 
Dolls
Ethnicity: 
Japanese
Acquisition Year: 
unknown
Condition: 
aged
Size: 
8.5" high x 4.5" wide x 6" deep
Red, blue and white diagonally striped kimono, aqua and peach obi. Yaoya Oshichi is written on a piece of tape adhered to the underside.

Japanese Paper Dolls 4

Item Name: 
Japanese Paper Dolls 4
Inventory Number: 
2017.1013.2.0.45
Category: 
Dolls
Ethnicity: 
Japanese
Acquisition Year: 
unknown
Condition: 
aged
Size: 
9" and 8" high x 5" wide x 3" deep
These two paper dolls are dressed in: a blue and brown geometrically patterned kimono with a silver metallic obi; and, red and white kimono and rain jacket. Anei dtoto (?) is written on a piece of tape on the base's underside.

Japanese Paper Doll 3

Item Name: 
Japanese Paper Doll 3
Inventory Number: 
2017.1013.2.0.44
Category: 
Dolls
Ethnicity: 
Japanese
Acquisition Year: 
unknown
Condition: 
aged, the fan must be glued
Size: 
9" high x 4.5" wide x 6" deep
Pale blue and white geometrically patterned kimono; dark blue and gold obi. Holds fan. Odori is written on a piece of tape adhered to the underside.

Japanese Paper Doll 2

Item Name: 
Japanese Paper Doll 2
Inventory Number: 
2017.1013.2.0.43
Category: 
Dolls
Ethnicity: 
Japanese
Acquisition Year: 
unknown
Condition: 
aged
Size: 
9" high x 2.75" wide x 3.5" deep
Yellow kimono with green, white and purple floral designs; indigo blue and white obi. Okinawa no mara is written on a piece of tape adhered to the base's underside.

Japanese Paper Doll 1

Item Name: 
Japanese Paper Doll 1
Inventory Number: 
2017.1013.2.0.42
Category: 
Dolls
Ethnicity: 
Japanese
Acquisition Year: 
unknown
Condition: 
aged
Size: 
9" high x 6.5" wide x 4" deep
Off white kimono, crane pattern, black and gray obi, veiled face. Hana Yomesan is written on a piece of tape adhered to the base's underside.
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