Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of 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.

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  • A work made of 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.

Date:

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

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

1926–1940

Medium

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

Dimensions

45 x 39.6 cm (17 3/4 x 15 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

2001.240

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