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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.
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  • 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

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Place

Japan (Object made in)

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Made 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

69 × 64.8 cm (27 1/8 × 25 1/2 in.); Tassel: H.: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the James D. Tigerman Estate

Reference Number

2004.953

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