No. 6365

絵てぬぐい「おひなさま」

蓬田やすひろ ¥1944

平成の浮世絵師と呼ばれる作家による原画。3月3日に雛人形を飾って女の子の健やかな成長を願う雛祭りは、穢れを人形に移して祓う「流しびな」の風習が起源といわれ、江戸時代から庶民の間でも盛んになった。菱餅と白酒、桃の花を供えてお祝いを。

Art Tenugui "Doll’s Festival"

Drawing of Doll’s Festival (festival for girls) by the artist renowned as “Ukiyo-e artist of the Heisei Period”, who is the leading artist for drawing people and their life in the Edo period. The festival, today held on March 3 to wish for healthy growth of girls, became popular among the people in the Edo period.