Straw Snake From The Humorous Series Hana Goyomi By Kawanabe Kyosai
‘A couple surprised by a large snake-shaped object.’
Straw snakes were sold during pigrimages to Mt. Fuji and more commonly to Fujizuka – the “Fuji mounds”built at many locations within the city of Edo substituting for the real mountain.’
From the series ‘Hana-goyomi (Flower Calendar)’, c.1864, Sixth month. Designed by Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)
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