Ariwara-no-Narihira - Edo Embroidery Pictures

Toyohara Chikanobu
"Azuma Nishiki Chuya Kurabe" (Edo Embroidery Pictures, Comparison of the Day and the Night). Famed poet Ariwara-no-Narihira and princess Takako trying to evade the captor in Musashi Moor.
 
Date: 1886.
Publisher: Kobayashi Tetsujiro.
Condition: Not backed, borders as shown, great color and impression, torn bottom edge, fold down center, embossing.