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Gift Cover

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Native Name:
Fukusa
Object Number:
29-96-169
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Japanese
Provenience:
Japan
Date Made:
1750 - 1800 AD
Early Date:
1750
Late Date:
1800
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Satin
Crepe
Gold
Silk
Technique:
Embroidered
Iconography:
Ship
Water
Crane
Description:
Oblong gift cover (fukusa); dark blue satin with red crepe edge and lining. Embroidered a treasure ship (takarabune) for honoring a New Year. c. 1750-1800.
Length:
79cm
Width:
71cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

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