harigedai 貼外題
KEY WORD : art history / paintings
A strip of paper encircling the outside cover *hyoushi 表紙 of a book, on which the title and sometimes other publishing information is printed. A *daisen 題簽, or title strip. Harigedai refers specifically to the picture title strips on books of *ukiyo-e 浮世絵. The title strips had the book name, author's name and number of volumes of the set of books. The daisen might also have a picture. In cases where there were two title strips, one would contain the writing and the other the picture.


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