Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of pattern side: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, slit tapestry weave (tsuzure); corners: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, tubular 1:1 oblique interlacing over cotton core, knotted; silk-wrapped cotton ball and re-plied silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton fringe tassels.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

Image actions

  • A work made of pattern side: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, slit tapestry weave (tsuzure); corners: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, tubular 1:1 oblique interlacing over cotton core, knotted; silk-wrapped cotton ball and re-plied silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton fringe tassels.

Date:

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

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Currently Off View

Textiles

Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

1801–1900

Medium

Pattern side: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, slit tapestry weave (tsuzure); corners: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, tubular 1:1 oblique interlacing over cotton core, knotted; silk-wrapped cotton ball and re-plied silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton fringe tassels

Dimensions

68.95 x 64.8 cm (27 1/8 x 25 1/2 in.) Tassel: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the James D. Tigerman Estate

Reference Number

2004.953

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email .

Share

Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions

Share