Hand made Hina for non rich persons
Every year on March 3rd (Girl's day), Japan celebrates the Doll Festival (Hina matsuri). On this day every year, families set up a special step-altar on which to arrange their Emperor and Empress dolls, called "Hina" in Japanese.
However it is normally very gorgeous and cost very high.
Hanging hina was originated as cheap hina by using old kimono cloth and making by hand. Hanging it by code, it does not require the space for the arrangement and child can play by touching it.
The word mukozuke, denotes a dish placed (tsuke) on the far side (muko) of the rice and soup.
In the past, broiled or steamed fish was usually served, but now a sashimi dish is more common.