Going to the Shrine for the Obitoki Ceremony at the Shichigosan Festival

七五三の宮参り、御帯解きの儀

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Koikawa Harumasa (Banki) (Japanese, active about 1801–1818)


Dimensions

Hashira-e; 63.8 x 12.1 cm (25 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9013

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9013, 49.1216

A seven-year-old girl wore an adult-style obi for the first time when she visited the shrine for the Shichigosan festival.

Signed

Banki hitsu

Markings

Unidentified publisher's mark

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection