Woven in one piece (hikikaeshi); Mon side: silk, plain weave self-patterned by bands of gauze crossings (yoko ro); stenciled and resist dyed (yûzenzome: hikizome); Patterned side: silk, plain weave self-patterned by bands of gauze crossings (yoko ro); stenciled and resist dyed, (yûzenzome: utsushinori yûzenzome) painted with India ink (sumi) and dye; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-on-paper-strip wrapped silk in Chinese knot, satin, stem and straight stitches; laidwork and couching; silk, running "controlling" stitches along all edges; corner: silk, knotted, re-plied fringe tassels
78 x 66.7 cm (30 3/4 x 26 1/4 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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