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woman arranging flowers
  • Japan
  • woman arranging flowers, late 1820s or early 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1590
Description
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Color print of a woman seated in an interior and holding a branch that is covered with small, pink blossoms. She is seated on a brown square, and she is surrounded by a teapot and decorated plate. There is a green, two-paneled screen behind the woman, which is decorated with calligraphy. There is a cloud in the top of the print, upon which there is calligraphy, and there is calligraphy in the left side of the print. Poems by Kyōkadō Magao, Matsunoto Shigeko, Ayanoto Emon, Umenoto Makado, and Ryūōtei Hnanari.