Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of silk, satin weave (shusu); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in individual back, bullion, chain, eyelet, fern, herring bone, open fishbone, single satin, satin, silk-padded satin; surface satin and stem stitches; laid work and couching; lined.
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  • A work made of silk, satin weave (shusu); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in individual back, bullion, chain, eyelet, fern, herring bone, open fishbone, single satin, satin, silk-padded satin; surface satin and stem stitches; laid work and couching; lined.

Date:

Edo period (1615–1868), 1775/1825

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

1775–1825

Medium

Silk, satin weave (shusu); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in individual back, bullion, chain, eyelet, fern, herring bone, open fishbone, single satin, satin, silk-padded satin; surface satin and stem stitches; laid work and couching; lined

Dimensions

88.3 x 76.6 cm (34 3/4 x 31 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry C. Schwab Estate

Reference Number

1943.880

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