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Maker(s):Kitagawa Utamaro I
Culture:Japanese (1753-1806)
Title:Shiokumi [Brine Carriers]
Date Made:ca. 1804 (Bunka 1)
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Utamaro hitsu].
Accession Number:  MH 1949.46.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
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Description:
Left section of a triptych. A vertical view that shows three woman peasants (salt gatherers, or "shiokumi onna") carrying and filling their buckets by the sea. Publisher is Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindo).

Tags:
Ukiyo-e; women; peasants; water; seas

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