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The illustration of a scene from the last part of the final volume of Satomi Hakken den in which he eight princesses have acquired matches made in heaven. 10 women in lavish, extravagant coloful kimono. Each person has her name writen in rectangular box next to her. Left side, three princesses in front of a screen with cranes painted on it. 4 women in middle panel. 3 in right panel; 2 sitting on the floor are old and/or married (no eyebrows). Large room lit up with paper lanterns. Bamboo screens shield view from verandah? White plums outside. 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