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Chōjiya uchi Hinazuru (The courtesan Hinazuru of Chojiya adjusting her hairpins in a mirror held by kamuro)
  • Ichirakutei Eisui
    active circa 1790–1823
    active: Japan
  • Chōjiya uchi Hinazuru (The courtesan Hinazuru of Chojiya adjusting her hairpins in a mirror held by kamuro), circa 1790, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 301.6 x 215.9 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 7/8 x 8 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Arthur S. Johnson (The May Finney Marcy Collection)
  • Not on display
  • 1964.0034
Description

Female figure on the right side is looking in a small mirror being held by a woman on the left. The woman on the right is adjusting the hairpins in her hair.