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Silk, plain weave with creped wefts (chirimen); stenciled and resist dyed (yûzenzome: ita-age, suri yûzenzome, otoshizome or suri bokashizome)
72.1 × 64.8 cm (28 3/8 × 25 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays
Extended information about this artwork
“Fukusa and Furoshiki: Splendid Japanese Gift Covers and Wrapping Cloths.” News and Events: The Art Institute of Chicago (July/August, 2002).
Margaret Hawkins. All Wrapped Up in Japanese Artworks.” Chicago Sun-Times. July 14, 2002.
“The Art Institute Presents a Show On Fukusa and Furoshiki.” The Chicago Shimpo. August 2, 2002.
“Hidden Meanings.”, Shelter Chicago. Summer (2002), pp. 53-57.
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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