Vintage decorative Geisha Hagoita Wooden Paddle for sale.
A colourful decorative item with a kitsch three dimensional vintage style.
Traditionally used at New Year to play a game called Hanetsuki (similar to badminton) using shuttlecocks made with soapberry seeds and bird features
When playing “Hanetsuki”the Hagoita’s movement is similar to the “Harau” action (a Japanese expression meaning “drive away”), it is thought to be effective to drive away evil spirits and is thus often used as a charm against evil.
Hand painted face, hands and colourful rear back panel. Layered silk Kimono and accessories.
Size - 77cm x 33cm
£49.00 including delivery to U.K. Zone 1 address.
Vintage decorative Geisha Hagoita