Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858)
Dyers’ Quarter, Kanda
From the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
Japan, Edo period (1615–1868), 1857
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Gift of James A. Michener, 1991
This print shows Mount Fuji as seen from Kon’ya-chō district. The image of the volcano is framed by tall drying racks, from which textile artists have hung strips of fabric recently dyed in brown and indigo patterns.
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