U Kashima-odori / Gedo juni-shi
- U Kashima-odori
- Gedo juni-shi
Woodblock print.Humour. Popular culture. Hare sign, with the Kashima dance. According to reg. 24 examples of Piety.
- Made in: Japan
Inscription TransliterationGedo juni-shi
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Inscription TransliterationU Kashima-odori
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The hares are dressed in ceremonial costumes for the Kashima Dance (Kashima-odori), a spring Shinto ritual to invoke the protection of the Kashima Deity for a good harvest. (Label copy, TTC 2000)
2000 24 Mar-26 Jun, London, BM, Japanese Galleries, 'Japan Time'
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Object reference number: JCF6214
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