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Karaginu with a hand puppet
  • Suzuki Harunobu
    circa 1725–1770
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Karaginu with a hand puppet, 1770, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Yoshiwara bijin awase (Comparison of Yoshiwara Beauties)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2893
Label Text

Color print depicting a woman seated on the floor and holding a puppet, which resembles a woman, in both of her hands. She is holding the puppet up slightly above her head, and she is wearing long, patterned robes, in shades of green and pink. There is calligraphy in the right side of the print.