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Iga Province

Description: A woman in a heavy striped cloak and a blue scarf looks over her left shoulder. Behind her is a landscape with several people toting parcels and bundles. In the background there is a cityscape silhouette and two people at the left edge of the print. Japanese text is in the insets in the upper right portion of the print.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo

Sagami Province

Description: A woman wearing a kimono looks at herself with the aid of two mirrors. Behind her is a scene of men fishing. Insets in the print contain Japanese text.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo

Desiring the Favor of an Answer; Mino Province

Description: A woman is prominent in the foreground. She wears a red patterned kimono and a white loose head scarf. Insets with Japanese text are on both sides of the artwork. Behind her is a seascape and landscape with two men.
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Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshiiku

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]

Sunbonnet

Description: Sunbonnet of black silk taffeta. The brim of the hat has 6 shirred hoops with deep padding in between, and a ruffled edge of the same fabric. At center back of neck, on the tail of the hat, is a flat bow of black silk taffeta, and the ties are of black silk taffeta ribbon. The crown is lined with brown glazed cotton fabric. The TFC thanks Rebecca Jumper Matheson for her research on this object.
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

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~