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Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of mon side: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); resist-dyed, stenciled
patterned side: silk, plain weave (shioze); resist-dyed, stenciled and possibly painted (yûzenzôme); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk in knot, single satin and stem stitches; laidwork and couching; tasseled.
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  • A work made of mon side: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); resist-dyed, stenciled
patterned side: silk, plain weave (shioze); resist-dyed, stenciled and possibly painted (yûzenzôme); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk in knot, single satin and stem stitches; laidwork and couching; tasseled.

Date:

late Edo period (1789–1868)/ Meiji period (1868–1912), 1875/1900

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1875–1900

Medium

Mon side: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); resist-dyed, stenciled Patterned side: silk, plain weave (shioze); resist-dyed, stenciled and possibly painted (yûzenzôme); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk in knot, single satin and stem stitches; laidwork and couching; tasseled

Dimensions

69.8 × 66.5 cm (27 1/2 × 26 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Gaylord Donnelley in memory of Frances Gaylord Smith

Reference Number

1991.794

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