Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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book illustration
  • Japan
  • book illustration, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2202.ab
Description

Print depicting two women in an outdoor setting. The woman in the right side of the print is standing and looking down toward a woman who is kneeling at her proper right foot. The kneeling woman is fastening the standing woman's shoe. Both of the women are wearing long, printed robes, and the standing woman is wearing a wide-brimmed hat. There is a thin river in the background, in the left side of the print, and there are large leaves, vines, and gourds behind the women. There is calligraphy throughout the top of the print.