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Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of mon side: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave self-patterned by areas of weft-float faced 1:3 'z' twill interlacings; embroidered with silk, laidwork and couching
lined with silk, warp-float 4:1 satin weave (shusu); sewn with front and lining matched in size (tachikiri awase); silk, running "controlling" stitches along all edges.
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  • A work made of mon side: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave self-patterned by areas of weft-float faced 1:3 'z' twill interlacings; embroidered with silk, laidwork and couching
lined with silk, warp-float 4:1 satin weave (shusu); sewn with front and lining matched in size (tachikiri awase); silk, running "controlling" stitches along all edges.

Date:

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

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

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Department

Textiles

Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1868–1883

Medium

Mon side: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave self-patterned by areas of weft-float faced 1:3 'Z' twill interlacings; embroidered with silk, laidwork and couching Lined with silk, warp-float 4:1 satin weave (shusu); sewn with front and lining matched in size (Tachikiri awase); silk, running "controlling" stitches along all edges

Dimensions

74.1 × 66.7 cm (29 1/8 × 26 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

2001.219

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