Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of silk and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton and silk; slit and single interlocking tapestry weave (kesi).
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  • A work made of silk and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton and silk; slit and single interlocking tapestry weave (kesi).

Date:

Meiji period (1868–1912), 1875/1900

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

1875–1900

Medium

Silk and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton and silk; slit and single interlocking tapestry weave (kesi)

Dimensions

76 x 69.3 cm (30 x 27 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Arthur T. Aldis

Reference Number

1938.1269

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