Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of mon side: wool, plain weave; fulled (gorofukuren); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-on-lacqueréd-paper-strip wrapped cotton in laidwork, couching and paper padded couching; lined with silk, weft-float faced 4:1 satin weave (shusu); outer edges interlined with paper; sewn with front and lining matched in size (tachikiri awase).
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  • A work made of mon side: wool, plain weave; fulled (gorofukuren); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-on-lacqueréd-paper-strip wrapped cotton in laidwork, couching and paper padded couching; lined with silk, weft-float faced 4:1 satin weave (shusu); outer edges interlined with paper; sewn with front and lining matched in size (tachikiri awase).

Date:

early Meiji period (1868–1912), 1870/80

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1870–1880

Medium

Mon side: wool, plain weave; fulled (gorofukuren); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-on-lacqueréd-paper-strip wrapped cotton in laidwork, couching and paper padded couching; lined with silk, weft-float faced 4:1 satin weave (shusu); outer edges interlined with paper; sewn with front and lining matched in size (Tachikiri awase)

Dimensions

69.1 x 66.3 cm (27 1/4 x 26 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

2001.218

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