Patterned side: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); painted with India ink (sumi) and gold paint; lining: silk, wrap-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); sewn with front and lining matched in size (Tachikire awrase); silk, running "controlling" stitches along all edges; corners: silk, knotted and re-piled fringe tassels
61 x 54.8 cm (24 x 21 5/8 in.)
Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays
Extended information about this artwork
Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Dressed in Splender. 1987. p. 39, no. 56.
Akihiko Takemura. Fukusa, Japanese Gift Covers (Tokyo: Iwasaki Bijutsu-sha, 1991), pp. 15, 152-153, pl. 17.
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Dressed in Splendor, 1987
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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