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Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of woven in one piece (hikikaeshi); mon side: silk, weft-faced, warp-ribbed plain weave; patterned side: silk, rayon, cotton, and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped cotton, weft-faced, warp-ribbed plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary brocading wefts (gotenori); woven on a loom with a jacquard attachment.

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  • A work made of woven in one piece (hikikaeshi); mon side: silk, weft-faced, warp-ribbed plain weave; patterned side: silk, rayon, cotton, and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped cotton, weft-faced, warp-ribbed plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary brocading wefts (gotenori); woven on a loom with a jacquard attachment.

Date:

early Shôwa period (1926–1989), 1926/40

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1926–1940

Medium

Woven in one piece (hikikaeshi); Mon side: silk, weft-faced, warp-ribbed plain weave; Patterned side: silk, rayon, cotton, and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped cotton, weft-faced, warp-ribbed plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary brocading wefts (gotenori); woven on a loom with a Jacquard attachment

Dimensions

71.3 x 65 cm (28 1/8 x 25 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

2001.236

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