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Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of mon side: wool, plain weave; fulled (gorfukuren); embroidered with silk and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in laidwork, couching and paper padded couching; lined (recently) with silk, plain weave; sewn with front and lining matched in size (tachikiri awase).
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  • A work made of mon side: wool, plain weave; fulled (gorfukuren); embroidered with silk and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in laidwork, couching and paper padded couching; lined (recently) with silk, plain weave; sewn with front and lining matched in size (tachikiri awase).

Date:

late Edo period (1789–1868), early 19th century

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1801–1825

Medium

Mon side: wool, plain weave; fulled (gorfukuren); embroidered with silk and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in laidwork, couching and paper padded couching; lined (recently) with silk, plain weave; sewn with front and lining matched in size (Tachikiri awase)

Dimensions

67.7 × 65.8 cm (26 5/8 × 25 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

2001.212

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