Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of woven in one piece (hikikaeshi); mon side: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper- strip wrapped silk, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave (tsuzure); patterned side: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped cotton, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave (tsuzure; corner; gold-metallized probably polyester-film wrapped rayon, oblique interlacing; knotted and re-plied fringe tassels.

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  • A work made of woven in one piece (hikikaeshi); mon side: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper- strip wrapped silk, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave (tsuzure); patterned side: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped cotton, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave (tsuzure; corner; gold-metallized probably polyester-film wrapped rayon, oblique interlacing; knotted and re-plied fringe tassels.

Date:

Taishô period (1912–1926), c. 1912

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

1902–1922

Medium

Woven in one piece (hikikaeshi); Mon side: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper- strip wrapped silk, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave (tsuzure); Patterned side: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped cotton, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave (tsuzure; corner; gold-metallized probably polyester-film wrapped rayon, oblique interlacing; knotted and re-plied fringe tassels

Dimensions

72.1 x 69.96 cm (28 3/8 x 27 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

2001.228

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