Mon side: wool, plain weave; appliqué with wool, plain weave; fulled (gorofukuren); embroidered, some areas over paper, with silk, gold-leaf-on-paper-strip wrapped silk, and gold-leaf-over-laquered-paper-strip wrapped cotton and wrapped silk in back, Chinese knot, satin, single satin, surface satin, stem and straight stitches; (probably) bamboo, rolled paper and silk padded satin and stem stitches; laidwork and couching; some embroidered areas painted; lining: silk, 7:1 satin damask weave (donsu); interlined with cotton, plain weave; sewn with front and lining matched in size (Tachikiri awase); silk, running "controlling" stitches along all edges
68.5 × 73 cm (27 × 28 3/4 in.)
Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays
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The Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes allerton Textile Galleries, Fukusa and Furoshiki: Splendid Japanese Gift Covers and Wraping Cloths, July 17–November 17, 2002
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