The Sumo Wrestler, Koyanagi Tsunekichi

Colored woodcut in yellow, blue, red, and black ink on mulberry paper | c. 1840

Utagawa Kunisada

Full length figure of a sumo wrestler, wearing a horizontally striped skirt with fringe edge.

Object: 1957-148-65

Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020
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