Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of 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.
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  • A work made of 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.

Date:

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

Artist:

Painted by Saeki Ganryô (Japanese, active c. 1901/25)
Japan

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Artist

Saeki Ganryô

Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

1801–1825

Medium

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

Dimensions

61 x 54.8 cm (24 x 21 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

2001.211

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