Komachi at Sotoba

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    HERE A WOMAN, as a mitate of Sotoba-Komachi, is in black and brown holding up her hand to her hair. In a cartouche, the old Komachi, with a staff in her hand and wearing a hachimaki (headband) is sitting at the foot of a cherry tree overlooking an expanse of water in a place called Sotoba, where she had been rebuked by a priest for sitting. 

Glossary of terms

mitate

mitate-e

nishiki-e

vegetable pigments

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