Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of mon side: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); appliquéd with paper covered wood forms; embroidered with silk, laid threads couched along form edges; lined with silk, plain weave (heiken); sewn with front and lining matched in size (tachikiri awase).
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  • A work made of mon side: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); appliquéd with paper covered wood forms; embroidered with silk, laid threads couched along form edges; lined with silk, plain weave (heiken); sewn with front and lining matched in size (tachikiri awase).

Date:

early Meiji period (1868–1912), 1868/83

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

1868–1883

Medium

Mon side: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); appliquéd with paper covered wood forms; embroidered with silk, laid threads couched along form edges; lined with silk, plain weave (heiken); sewn with front and lining matched in size (Tachikiri awase)

Dimensions

73 x 66 cm (28 3/4 x 26 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

2001.217

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