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Geisha tying sash
  • Japan
  • Geisha tying sash, 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1474
Description
Literature

Color print of a woman wearing a long, rust-colored robe and a thick, printed sash. She is standing in the center of the print, and there is calligraphy in the top left and right corners of the print. There are many decorations in her hair. Poems by Ritsuen and Kō no Michinari.