Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Woman embroidering fabric
  • Miyagawa Shuntei
    1873–1914
    active: Japan
  • Woman embroidering fabric, 1898, 7th month, 1st day, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Ukiyo no fude (Brush of the Floating World)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 299 x 206 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 3/4 x 8 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 369 x 250 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 9 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1640
Description
Label Text

Color print of two women seated in front of a small table, embroidering sakura (cherry) floral pattern into a red fabric. There is a flowering sakura tree visible through a window behind the women. Garden stone with wooden geta sits just outside the door at center left.