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Matsuzakaya shiite no shibori muki (Suited to Tie-dyed Fabric Stocked by Matsuzakaya)
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
    1754–1806
    active: Japan
  • Matsuzakaya shiite no shibori muki (Suited to Tie-dyed Fabric Stocked by Matsuzakaya), circa 1805, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 夏衣装當世美人 Natsu ishō tōsei bijin (Modern Beauties in Summer Dress)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 386 x 257 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 3/16 x 10 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 386 x 257 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 3/16 x 10 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7872
Description

Woman in white garment decorated wtih karazuri (blind printing). She wears her obi (belt) loosely around waist, exposing one breast. She prepares to wear outer garment. Curtain at TR with Matsuzakaya seal.