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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.t
Description

Print depicting a woman seated on a deck, in front of a small mirror on a stand, and a small tub of water, in which she is washing something. The woman is nude above the waist, and she is wearing many hair ornaments. She is wiping the side of her face with a cloth that she is holding in her proper right hand. In the right side of the print there is a tall container filled with water, upon which there is a small dipper.