Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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page from volume two of three volumes of everyday scenes
  • Japan
  • page from volume two of three volumes of everyday scenes, circa 1740–1759, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2041.e
Description

Two figures in an interior. A woman on the left helps another woman into a kimono. The woman in the center wears a white robe with a piece of checkered fabric around her waist. She is putting on a gray robe with hexagons. There is a folding screen in the top right quadrant with a floral pattern (pine tree?) There is a bench in front of it. There is calligraphy along the top.