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#41 Narumi Meibutsu Arimatsu shibori ten (Tie-Dyed Fabric of Arimatsu near Narumi)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #41 Narumi Meibutsu Arimatsu shibori ten (Tie-Dyed Fabric of Arimatsu near Narumi), early 1840s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Gojūsan tsugi meisho zukai (Collected Pictures of the Famous 53 Stations), popularly known as Gyōsho Tōkaidō
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 195 x 313 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 5/8 x 12 5/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 215 x 326 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 7/16 x 12 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7383

Urban landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Shop front cuts on diagonal through top right quadrant, fabric hanging and stacked inside. Three figures seated inside, one figure stands in front. Street cuts on diagonal from bottom right corner to top left corner, five figures on street, one carrying goods. Tree tops visible in bottom left quadrant. Green, blue, and yellow are predominant colors with some gray and red.