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Seiobō (Xi Wang Mu), the Taoist fairy and attendant
  • Japan
  • Seiobō (Xi Wang Mu), the Taoist fairy and attendant, 1822, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1447
Description
Literature

Color print of two women strolling. The woman in the left side of the print is taller, and she is wearing a long, multi-colored, patterned robe. The woman in the right side of the print is wearing a long, multi-colored robe in a lighter color, and carring a small pot of white flowers. Both of the women are wearing floral hair ornaments, and there is a small, wooden fence in the background. There is calligraphy throughout the top of the print. Poems by Kyōkadō Magao and five others.