Woven in one piece (hikikaeshi); Mon side: silk, plain weave (shioze); dye extracted using chemical dye stripper; (bassen); stenciled (utsushinori yûzenzome and shigokizome); painted with India ink (sumi); embroidered with silk-gold-leaf-over-lacquered-on-paper-strip-wrapped silk in surface satin and straight stitches; laidwork, couching and silk padded couching; Patterned side: silk, plain weave (shioze); stenciled (utsushinori yûzenzome) and possible painted with India ink (sumi); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-on-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk in Chinese knots, satin, silk padded satin, surface satin, stem and straight stitches; laidwork and couching
74.9 x 69.8 cm (29 1/2 x 27 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays
Extended information about this artwork
The Art Institute of Chicago, The 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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