Going to the Shrine for the Obitoki Ceremony at the Shichigosan Festival
Artist Koikawa Harumasa (Banki) (Japanese, active about 1801–1818)
Hashira-e; 63.8 x 12.1 cm (25 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
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.
Unidentified publisher's mark
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection