Straw Snake From The Humorous Series Hana Goyomi By Kawanabe Kyosai
11 July 2017 

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)

kyosai print - straw snake - hana goyomi

Sixth month (June)‘ from the series ‘Hana goyomi‘ (c.1864) by Kawanabe Kyosai

Click HERE for the design of the seventh month!

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