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book illustration
  • Suzuki Harunobu
    circa 1725–1770
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • book illustration, 1778
  • 絵本節操草 Ehon Misaoguchi
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2201.g

Print depicting two women seated in an interior. There are boards of a deck behind the women, cutting across the print diagonally. The women are seated facing each other and the woman in the left side of the print has string wrapped around her wrists. The woman in the right side of the print is holding the strings. There is a clear vase full of flowers on the deck behind the women.