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Fukusa (gift cover)

Fukusa (gift cover)

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    1868-1912 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered silk

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Lt. Col. G. B. Croft-Lyons FSA

  • Museum number:

    T.156-1926

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fukusa of scarlet silk, embroidered with two crests of peony and wisteria. It is lined with yellow silk.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

1868-1912 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silk

Dimensions

Length: 7.25 in, Width: 7.25 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1926/6626.

Descriptive line

Fukusa, embroidered silk, Japan, Meiji period, 1868-1912

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Takemura, Akihiko. Fukusa : Japanese gift covers. Tokyo: Iwasaki Bijutsu-sha, 1991, p. 295. ISBN 475341325X

Materials

Silk (textile)

Techniques

Embroidering

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Crests

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery

Collection

East Asia Collection

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