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

Print depicting two women in an interior. A woman is seated on the floor in the right side of the print, and she is reading a book which is on the floor in front of her. There is a woman standing in the left side of the print, and she is facing the right side of the print. There is a large window in the background, and a small, flowering tree is visible through the window. Both of the women are wearing long, printed robes. The robe of the woman in the left side of the print is checkered with black and peach, and the seated woman's robe is yellow, black and peach, and covered with a floral pattern.