Dimensions: 11cm (lenght) x 10.5cm (height) x 5cm (wigth) (4.3 in x 4.1 in x 1.9 in)
or 25cm (lenght) x 22.5cm (height) x 10.5cm (wigth) (9.8 in x 8.6 in x 3.9 in)
Material: Papier maché
Made in Japan
This adorable little dog made with papier-maché (Hariko means papier-maché in Japanese) is a traditional symbol of protection in Japan. Since Edo period, dogs are guardians of the house and the family.
Inu Hariko is offer to children or pregnant women to wish a good luck and to protect them.
This Inu Hariko is wearing a "Dendendaiko" which is a children toy to calm babies, like a rattle in western countries.
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