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Hairdresser
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
    1754–1806
    active: Japan
  • Hairdresser, circa 1798–1799, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Fujin tewaza jūni-kō (Twelve Types of Womens' Handiwork)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 361 x 253 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 3/16 x 9 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 361 x 253 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 3/16 x 9 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7869
Description

Hairdresser combs out hair of client to clear out any tangles in preparation for arrangement. Both figures wear loose summer kimono.