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Christening Gown

Description: Christening gown of white cotton muslin. Hand made and embroidered. Gathered waist trimmed in laisse anglais. Rounded neckline with V insert of eyelet lace. Eyelet trim at wrists, neck and hem. Scalloped insert panel down front trimmed in tatted eyelet with floral embroidery and six tiers of tatted eyelet. Center back opening is pleated with three covered buttons and drawstring at waist.
Date: 1850~

Hat

Description: Hat of off-white wool yarn and beads. Hat is based on a fanchon style, consisting of a knitted, somewhat diamond-shaped piece to fit across top of head and extending down sides to the ears with wide off-white silk ribbon ties at end of extensions. Unlike a regular fanchon, which is solely of a piece of flat lace, this cap has a deep pile of the same wool yarn over the entire surface of the cap, each piece tipped with a cylindrical frosted white bead.
Date: 1850

Mitts

Description: Pair of black cotton lace mitts. The wrist-length fingerless gloves are of hand-crocheted lace, in a wide mesh. Slight frill at wrist, and separate thumb. A narrow black ribbon is threaded through the cuff, one ribbon lacking.
Date: [1850..1867]

Sleepy: Salamanders from Izu Province

Description: A woman rests her head on her hand and appears to be sleeping. Her kimono is brown and striped. A scene on the wall behind her is of some men in the landscape who appear to be climbing a mountain. Some Japanese text is also part of the woodblock print.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo

Wanting to Try It On Right Away: Fungus from Kumano in Kii Province

Description: A woman in a red kimono and a blue robe dominates the foreground of the print while in a scene behind her is a man climbing a mountain. The woman's hair is in an elaborate style with two long picks with sculpted handles. In an inset in the upper right corner of the print is some Japanese text.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo

Wanting to Be Independent: Cloth from Echigo Province

Description: Woman looking into a hand-held mirror and dabbing at her forehead is the main portion of the composition. Her kimono consists of two colors and patterns, one pale purple and the collar red. A landscape scene is behind the woman with people toting bushels of straw and others working in the water.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo

A Little Annoyed: Tango Province

Description: A woman in a striped kimono is in the foreground with a window behind her. Past the window is a landscape and a man. Several insets contain Japanese text. The background is a rich blue.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Wanting to Sober Up Quickly: Buzen Province

Description: A woman in a blue striped and flowered kimono is in the foreground. Behind her is a scene of people working yarns. In the upper right corner of the print is some Japanese text.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshiiku

Yamashiro Province

Description: A woman wearing a highly patterned kimono looks out a window or door at a man climbing a tree. There are several insets with Japanese text.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Sea Bream from Awaji Province

Description: A woman wearing a polka-dotted kimono rests her head on her hand and gazes into the distance. Behind her is a scene of men pulling many fish from the sea. Insets include Japanese text.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Puffy-Faced with Distress: Mackerel of Noto Province

Description: A woman in a patterned kimono leans on a plaid fabric covered structure. She appears unhappy and her face leans on one hand. Behind her is a scene of men working and insets in the upper right of the print contain Japanese text.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Wanting to Warm It: Daikon Radishes from Higo Province

Description: A woman wearing a dark striped kimono has her back to the viewer and she appears to be stamping something. In the scene in the distance, several men are engaged in an activity. Japanese text is included in several insets along the right hand side of the print.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo

Hôki Province

Description: A woman in a green cloak looks back over her right shoulder. She wears a loose white scarf and a landscape is beyond.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo

Owari Province

Description: A woman in a patterned kimono is in front of a scene of two people building a fire. In the upper right corner of the artwork is some Japanese text.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo

Cake-dish

Description: It is a vase which is made up of ceramics.It comes in the art of pottery which is used for the decorative purpose.the design of the vase is that it is divided into two parts first part is the bottom one which is supporting the whole vase it is of yellow color mainly and in the middle of it has a shape and carving making it look like a teeth.Above to it is a wide circle which is going upwards and moulded towards outside from the top.There are various kinds of colors used in it green,blue pink etc and various design are made using it including flowers and leaves.
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Date: 1850