Oblong gift cover (fukusa); dark blue satin with red crepe edge and lining. Embroidered a fisherman on a tortoise from the story of "Urashima Taro" for celebrating one's retirement (?) 1750-1800.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
[Book] Tosk, Susan. 1990. Silk, Gold and the World's Most Elegant Return Receipt: An Exhibition and Sale of Fukusa by Orientations Gallery at Place des Antiquaires. Book 32 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. : Page/Fig./Plate: 31
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