Twelve Types of Womens Handicraft: Cloth-Stretcher
(Fujin te waza juni-ko: shinshi-bari)
a beauty tugs at a section of cloth stretched diagonally across the composition beside another with her hair loose and flowing over her shoulders; signed Utamaro hitsu, with publisher's seal of Wakasaya Yoichi, ca. 1798
oban tate-e 15 1/8 by 9 3/4 in., 38.4 by 24.7 cm
For comparison see Asano & Clark, The Passionate Art of Kitagawa Utamaro, vol. I, no. 313, p. 166; and for discussion, vol. II, p. 200.
(inv. no. 10-0962)
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