Fukusa (Gift Cover)

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

Date:

Edo period (1615–1868), 1775/1800

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fukusa (Gift Cover)

Origin

Japan

Date

1775–1800

Medium

Silk, satin weave (shusu); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped cotton in knot, satin, single satin, surface satin and stem stitches; laidwork and couching; relined

Dimensions

70.1 x 65.3 cm (27 5/8 x 25 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry C. Schwab Estate

Reference Number

1943.885

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