More to explore:
kokeshi. I hope I can bring one home from our trip to Japan!
Issetsu kokeshi doll with top knot in a greenish blue kimono. Bottom notch in the wood.
Brown Haired Kokeshi
kokeshi dolls - simples and cute :)
Kokeshi's Painted Doll. Want to make some of these for my youngest. Looks like almost a painted bed post cut off.
kokeshi dollies - Someone will want these, eh Charlotte Willner Shirley?? hehe
kokeshi doll www.amazon.com/...
Kokeshi doll vintage Japanese wood doll by DaiseyJayne on Etsy, $30.00
Kokeshi Japanese Wooden Doll Set - Kimono Pair Figurine by softypapa, via Flickr