Oy, the taste seeker,
there went a very well-fattened chicken
She opened the wings wide up
takes so broad path
on the street.
to net and catch her
It's really a well shaped girl,
I would dream once
to raise a hen like her
and let her chirping for joy.
■From Big Edo Prints■
about Edo beauty
Pot-tori is an adjective which expresses plumpness and attractiveness.
It figures the beauty of a girl in this block. The conditions
of a beautiful girl at Edo era were: light makeup to feature bare
skin, smart wearing of the new fashion, beautiful face, slim waist.