America (American Woman on Horseback in the Snow)
Utagawa Hiroshige II, Japanese, 1826 - 1869. Published by Jōshūya Jūzō, Kinjūdō. Engraved by Hori Yasu(?).
Representations of America often included a woman wearing a type of feathered hat vaguely resembling a pineapple-like crown, a bizarre fashion accessory that was apparently inspired by a profile on a U.S. coin. Illustrations of Native Americans wearing feathered headdresses may also have served as sources of inspiration for this hat style.