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#41 Narumi Meibatsu arimetsu shibori (Tie-Dyed Cloth of Arimatsu near Narumi)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #41 Narumi Meibatsu arimetsu shibori (Tie-Dyed Cloth of Arimatsu near Narumi), 1833–1834, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tōkaidō gojūsantsugi no uchi (The 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road), popularly known as Hōeidō Tōkaidō (Great Tokaido)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 225 x 350 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 7/8 x 13 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 245 x 367 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 14 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7314

Urban landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Road fills bottom right quadrant and bottom left corner. Figures on road, including one inside open-sided sedan chair and one on horseback. Two shops along road, open front to structures, fabric hangs and is stacked on tables inside. Two figures visible inside shop. Trees interspersed with structures. Colors include vibrant blues, yellow, green, red, brown, and shades of gray.