Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of mon side: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); stenciled dyed (yûzenzome: utsushinori yûzenzome); lining: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); sewn with lining extending beyond front equally along edges of all sides (shihôhi); corner: gold-metallized-probably polyester-film wrapped rayon, knotted, buttonhole stitch covered, and re-plied fringe tassels.

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  • A work made of mon side: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); stenciled dyed (yûzenzome: utsushinori yûzenzome); lining: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); sewn with lining extending beyond front equally along edges of all sides (shihôhi); corner: gold-metallized-probably polyester-film wrapped rayon, knotted, buttonhole stitch covered, and re-plied fringe tassels.

Date:

Heisei period (1989–present), 1991

Artist:

Designed by Akihiko Takemura (Japanese, active c. 1991)
Produced by the Miyai Company, Ltd.(Japanese, founded 1901)
Japan

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Artist

Akihiko Takemura (Designer)

Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

1991

Medium

Mon side: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); stenciled dyed (yûzenzome: utsushinori yûzenzome); lining: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); sewn with lining extending beyond front equally along edges of all sides (Shihôhi); corner: gold-metallized-probably polyester-film wrapped rayon, knotted, buttonhole stitch covered, and re-plied fringe tassels

Dimensions

54.3 x 52.5 cm (21 3/8 x 20 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

2001.246

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