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Beauty in Heian Era Dress by Meiji era artist (unsigned)

Item Number: 916560

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Meiji Era, 1868 - 1912
Item Number: 916560
 
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Beauty in Heian Era Dress by Meiji era artist (unsigned)

Original Meiji era Japanese Woodblock Print
Beauty in Heian Era Dress

Comments - Handsome portrait of a beauty wearing formal court dress from the Heian era, a style known as "junihitoe" or "twelve layers" because of the many layers of kimono worn on top of each other. Extending from beneath her sleeve is a small bamboo basket with pine sprigs and cherry blossoms, trailing multi-colored ribbons. Confetti-like dots are scattered across the background. An attractive design.

Artist - Meiji era artist (unsigned)
Image Size - 13" x 9 5/8"
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Horizontal and vertical folds. A few small holes, repaired. Creasing, slight toning and soiling, a few spots. Please see photos for details.


Beauty in Heian Era Dress by Meiji era artist (unsigned)

Beauty in Heian Era Dress by Meiji era artist (unsigned)

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