Fukusa (Gift Cover)

A work made of silk, satin weave (shusu); embroidered with silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip, and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk and wrapped cotton and silk in individual back, knot, satin, single satin, silk and paper-padded satin, surface paper-wrapped-cotton, satin and stem stitches; laid work and couching; lined; tasseled.

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  • A work made of silk, satin weave (shusu); embroidered with silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip, and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk and wrapped cotton and silk in individual back, knot, satin, single satin, silk and paper-padded satin, surface paper-wrapped-cotton, satin and stem stitches; laid work and couching; lined; tasseled.

Date:

1901/25, late Edo period (1789–1868)

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

1901–1925

Medium

Silk, satin weave (shusu); embroidered with silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip, and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk and wrapped cotton and silk in individual back, knot, satin, single satin, silk and paper-padded satin, surface paper-wrapped-cotton, satin and stem stitches; laid work and couching; lined; tasseled

Dimensions

84 x 71.7 cm (33 x 28 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry C. Schwab Estate

Reference Number

1943.884

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