Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of silk, satin weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in single back, chinese knot, satin, single satin and stem stitches; laidwork, couching and paper-padded couching.
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  • A work made of silk, satin weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in single back, chinese knot, satin, single satin and stem stitches; laidwork, couching and paper-padded couching.

Date:

late Edo period (1789–1868)/ Meiji period (1868–1912), 19th century

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

1801–1900

Medium

SIlk, satin weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in single back, Chinese knot, satin, single satin and stem stitches; laidwork, couching and paper-padded couching

Credit Line

Gift of the James D. Tigerman Estate

Reference Number

2004.946

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