SIS XVII: 1091

From a folding screen at the Ninna period (885-889) court: a woman bathing in a river on the Seventh Day of the Seventh Month.

水のあやをおりたちて着む脱ぎちらしたなばたつめに衣かす夜は

midu no aya wo
oritatite kimu
nugitirasi
tanabatatume ni
koromo kasu yo Fa
The pattern of the waters
Is woven in your garb;
Strip it off
And to the Weaver Maid
Lend your dress tonight.

Taira no Sadafun

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