The sheet shows a sitting samurai
with a back banner and Matoi
The diamond-shaped pattern (yotsumebishi
) suggests that it is a member of the Takenoshi
in the province Omi
Format: approx. 23,5 x 33,5 cm (Aiban
Year of publication: around 1880
Condition: Moderate print on dark paper. Some damages and wormholes which have been professionally reinforced. The front side is slightly soiled - probably due to a former water damage.
Colours: Moderate.This image may slightly vary in colour to the original - due to the photo/scan.