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Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton and silver leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, slit tapestry weave (kesi); lined; tasseled.
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  • A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton and silver leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, slit tapestry weave (kesi); lined; tasseled.

Date:

late Edo period (1789–1868), 1801/25

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Place

Japan (Object made in)

Date

Made 1801–1825

Medium

Silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton and silver leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, slit tapestry weave (kesi); lined; tasseled

Dimensions

76.6 × 71.4 cm (30 1/8 × 28 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Gaylord Donnelley in memory of Frances Gaylord Smith

Reference Number

1991.795

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