Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of woven in one piece (hikikaeshi); mon side: silk, slit and single interlocking weave (tsuzure); decorative side: silk and gold-leaf-over lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk, slit an dovetailed tapestry weave (tsuzure).

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  • A work made of woven in one piece (hikikaeshi); mon side: silk, slit and single interlocking weave (tsuzure); decorative side: silk and gold-leaf-over lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk, slit an dovetailed tapestry weave (tsuzure).

Date:

Taishô period (1912–1926), c. 1912

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1902–1922

Medium

Woven in one piece (hikikaeshi); Mon side: silk, slit and single interlocking weave (tsuzure); Decorative side: silk and gold-leaf-over lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk, slit an dovetailed tapestry weave (tsuzure)

Dimensions

72 x 67.1 cm (28 3/8 x 26 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

2001.227

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