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Furoshiki (Wrapping Cloth)

A work made of silk, plain weave with creped wefts (chirimen); stenciled and resist dyed (yûzenzome: ita-age, suri yûzenzome, otoshizome or suri bokashizome).

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  • A work made of silk, plain weave with creped wefts (chirimen); stenciled and resist dyed (yûzenzome: ita-age, suri yûzenzome, otoshizome or suri bokashizome).

Date:

early Shôwa period (1926–1989), 1926/35

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Furoshiki (Wrapping Cloth)

Place

Japan (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1926–1935

Medium

Silk, plain weave with creped wefts (chirimen); stenciled and resist dyed (yûzenzome: ita-age, suri yûzenzome, otoshizome or suri bokashizome)

Dimensions

72.1 × 64.8 cm (28 3/8 × 25 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

2001.270

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