This story's motif was a very popular one in the Edo Period of Japan and is still often told today in kabuki style. The story of filial piety, revenge and duty is often referred to as a sogamono styled performance.
This 114+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. No creases. There is acid staining in this image. No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Keywords specific to this image: Tokyo, Japanese, Japan, kimono, katana, sword, scrolls, kanji, kana, cranes, butterfly, theater, performing arts
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