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Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of mon side: silk, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-on-paper-strip-
wrapped silk in chinese knots, laidwork and couching; patterned side: silk, satin weave self-patterned by areas of twill interlacings and areas of plain interlacings; woven on a loom with a jacquard attachment; sewn with front and lining matched in size; three corner: rayon, knotted, re-plied fringe tassels.

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  • A work made of mon side: silk, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-on-paper-strip-
wrapped silk in chinese knots, laidwork and couching; patterned side: silk, satin weave self-patterned by areas of twill interlacings and areas of plain interlacings; woven on a loom with a jacquard attachment; sewn with front and lining matched in size; three corner: rayon, knotted, re-plied fringe tassels.

Date:

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

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1926–1940

Medium

Mon side: silk, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-on-paper-strip- wrapped silk in Chinese knots, laidwork and couching; patterned side: silk, satin weave self-patterned by areas of twill interlacings and areas of plain interlacings; woven on a loom with a Jacquard attachment; sewn with front and lining matched in size; three corner: rayon, knotted, re-plied fringe tassels

Dimensions

37.2 × 34.2 cm (14 5/8 × 13 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

2001.239

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