Patterned side: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave self-pattered by areas of weft-float faced 1:3 'Z' twill interlacings; appliquéd with silk and gold-leaf-over-
lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk in surface satin stitches; laid work and couching; lined with silk, plain weave with creped wefts (chirimen) (possibly dyed with safflower (beni); interlined with cotton, plain weave; sewn with padded lining extending beyond front at center on all four sides (Yatsuzuma); silk, running "controlling" stitches along all edges; silk, knotted, cut fringe tassels
57.5 x 56.5 cm (22 5/8 x 22 1/4 in.)
Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays
Extended information about this artwork
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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