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Beauties Sewing, 1895 by Meiji era artist (not read)

Item Number: 880005

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Meiji Era, 1868 - 1912
Item Number: 880005
 
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Beauties Sewing, 1895 by Meiji era artist (not read)

Original Meiji era Japanese Woodblock Print
Beauties Sewing, 1895

Comments - Attractive triptych depicting beauties sewing. The woman at left holds a ruler, a length of cloth spread out on a tray before her with a pair of scissors on the floor nearby. The beauty in the center kneels beside a sewing chest topped with a pincushion, smiling as she watches the young woman at right ironing a kimono with a pan filled with red hot coals. An image of cranes wading in shallow water decorates the wall panel behind her, while the room opens onto a view of a garden with stepping stones framed by a blossoming plum tree. Beautifully detailed with burnishing on the hair and the black obi at left. A charming scene from everyday life.

Artist - Meiji era artist (not read)
Image Size - 14 1/8" x 28 1/2" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Three separate panels. Creasing, slight soiling. Please see photos for details.


Beauties Sewing, 1895 by Meiji era artist (not read)

Beauties Sewing, 1895 by Meiji era artist (not read)

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