||The Young Weaver at Asajigahara|
||Azuma Nishiki Chuya Kurabe – Eastern Brocades, Day and Night Compared|
||January 9, 1886|
||Oban (9 1/2" X 14 1/8")|
A husband returns from a long absence to find his wife still as young as when he left. He had gone to sell the silk she wove, but had been detained by warfare.By the next morning she has disappeared and he realizes she was a ghost.