Flowered Sleeves: Poem by Shunzei's Daughter, from the Shin Kokinshû; from the book Ehon chiyomigusa, vol.1

絵本千代見草 「新古今集 俊成卿女」

Japanese
Edo period
1740 (Genbun 5)
Publisher Morita (Japanese)


Dimensions

Two chûbon pages; 24.3 x 33.5 cm (9 9/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.223

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The intact book, in 3 volumes: 2006.1555

Inscription

Poem (Shin Kokinshû #179): Orifushi mo/ utsureba kaezu/ yo no naka no/ hito no kokoro no/ hanazome no sode
新古今集 俊成卿女 折ふしも うつればかへつ 世の中の 人のこころの 花染の袖

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse