Modern Tie-dyed Fabrics of Edo

(Tsei Edo kanoko, 當聖江戸鹿子)

c. 1834

 

This series is listed as number 134 in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961). The prints are each about 14 by 10 inches (36 by 25 centimeters), a size known as ban.

 

Title: Mimeguri

Description: Beauty with a love letter under a flowering tree

Publisher: Kiku-ya Ichibei

 

 

A simplified version of the above design with the seal of the publisher, Arita-ya Seiemon. I am grateful to Ward Pieters for locating this image.

 

A further simplified version of the same design, also published by Arita-ya Seiemon.

 

Title:

Description: Beauty standing by a fence

Publisher: Arita-ya Seiemon

 

 

 

 

 

Another state of the above design published by Kiku-ya Ichibei

 

Title:

Description: Beauty with dog

Publisher: Kiku-ya Ichibei

 

 

 

Another state published by Arita-ya Seiemon

 

 

Title: A View of Ryogoku (Ryogoku no kei, 両国の景)

Description: Beauty with baby standing by goldfish pond

Publisher: Arita-ya Seiemon

 

 

Another state of the above design published by Kiku-ya Ichibei

 

Title: 永代橋

Description: Beauty carrying a tray of food.

Publisher: Arita-ya Seiemon

 

 

Another state of the above print, also published by Arita-ya Seiemon

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