Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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mirror and case
  • Japan
  • mirror and case, circa 1805–1810, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1390
Description
Literature

A black cylindrical box and a silver round mirror with a red string and pink piece of fabric are surrounded by calligraphy. Poems by Yomo Utagaki Magao, Gurendō Nakakubo, and Yūyōtei Kunikata.