Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of woven in one piece (hikikaeshi); mon side: silk, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave (tsuzure); patterned side: silk, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave (tsuzure); controlling stitches: silk, running “controlling stitches” along all edges; corners: silk, knotted fringe tassels.
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  • A work made of woven in one piece (hikikaeshi); mon side: silk, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave (tsuzure); patterned side: silk, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave (tsuzure); controlling stitches: silk, running “controlling stitches” along all edges; corners: silk, knotted fringe tassels.

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

Woven in one piece (hikikaeshi); mon side: silk, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave (tsuzure); patterned side: silk, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave (tsuzure); controlling stitches: silk, running “controlling stitches” along all edges; corners: silk, knotted fringe tassels

Dimensions

56.2 x 52.4 cm (22 1/8 x 20 5/8 in.) Tassels: 7.25 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the James D. Tigerman Estate

Reference Number

2004.962

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