Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of patterned side: silk, plain weave, with creped wefts (chirimen); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper
-strip wrapped cotton and wrapped silk, in satin, silk padded satin and stem stitches; laidwork and couching; lined with silk, plain weave; interlined with cotton, plain weave sewn with front and lining matched in size (tachikire awase).
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  • A work made of patterned side: silk, plain weave, with creped wefts (chirimen); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper
-strip wrapped cotton and wrapped silk, in satin, silk padded satin and stem stitches; laidwork and couching; lined with silk, plain weave; interlined with cotton, plain weave sewn with front and lining matched in size (tachikire awase).

Date:

Edo period (1615–1868), 1750/1800

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

1750–1800

Medium

Patterned side: silk, plain weave, with creped wefts (chirimen); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper -strip wrapped cotton and wrapped silk, in satin, silk padded satin and stem stitches; laidwork and couching; Lined with silk, plain weave; interlined with cotton, plain weave sewn with front and lining matched in size (Tachikire awase)

Dimensions

53.5 x 56.5 cm (21 x 22 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

2001.209

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