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Maker(s):Hokuju Shōtei
Title:Asahina Tugging at a Courtesan's Obi
Date Made:1802
Materials:woodblock print
Measurements:sheet: 7 3/8 in x 9 5/8 in ; 18.7 cm x 24.5 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1990.174
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Private publication. A mitate of the armor-tugging scene from the story of the soga brothers. Asahina seized Goro's armor to prevent him from attaching Kudo prematurely. Verses by Fujiyoshi and Makijo.

women; standing; men; kimonos; belts; swords; text; poetry

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