Mon side: silk, plain weave; stenciled and resist dyed (yûzenzome); Patterned side: silk, plain weave; stenciled and resist dyed (yûzenzome: utsushinori yûzenzome hikizome); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-on-paper-strip wrapped cotton, silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk and gold-leaf-over-
lacquered-paper strips in individual back, satin, stem and straight stitches; couching; sewn with front and lining matched in size (Tachikiri awase); corner: silk-wrapped cotton and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, knotted, re-plied fringe tassels
45 × 39.6 cm (17 3/4 × 15 1/2 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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