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Patterned side: silk, plain weave; hand painted. Lined with silk, plain weave; possibly dyed with safflower (benibana); sewn with front and lining matched in size (Tachikiri awase); silk, running "controlling" stitches along all edges; corners: silk-wrapped cotton and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped cotton, knotted, replied fringe tassels
70.4 × 65.3 cm (27 3/4 × 25 3/4 in.)
Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays
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The Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, Fukusa and Furoshiki: Splendid Japanese Gift Covers and Wrapping Cloths, July 17-November 17, 2002
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