Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of woven in one piece (hikikaeshi); mon side: silk, warp resist dyed plain weave; patterned side: silk, wild silk, rayon, cotton and gold- and silver-leaf-on-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped cotton, plain weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts bound by main warps in weft-float faced 1:3 "s" twill and plain interlacings mounted to paper; inscribed with ink; attached tying tapes of cotton, 2:2 oblique twill interlacing; both selvages present.

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  • A work made of woven in one piece (hikikaeshi); mon side: silk, warp resist dyed plain weave; patterned side: silk, wild silk, rayon, cotton and gold- and silver-leaf-on-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped cotton, plain weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts bound by main warps in weft-float faced 1:3 "s" twill and plain interlacings mounted to paper; inscribed with ink; attached tying tapes of cotton, 2:2 oblique twill interlacing; both selvages present.

Date:

1926/29, early Shôwa period (1926–1989)

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

1926–1929

Medium

Woven in one piece (hikikaeshi); Mon side: silk, warp resist dyed plain weave; Patterned side: silk, wild silk, rayon, cotton and gold- and silver-leaf-on-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped cotton, plain weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts bound by main warps in weft-float faced 1:3 "s" twill and plain interlacings mounted to paper; inscribed with ink; attached tying tapes of cotton, 2:2 oblique twill interlacing; both selvages present

Dimensions

72.8 x 68.5 cm (28 5/8 x 27 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

2001.237

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