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Gift Cover

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Native Name:
Fukusa
Object Number:
29-96-191
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Japanese
Provenience:
Japan
Date Made:
1850-1900
Early Date:
1850
Late Date:
1900
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Satin
Crepe
Gold
Technique:
Embroidered
Iconography:
Crest
Bamboo
Description:
Oblong gilft cover (fukusa) of gray watered crepe. A crest of diamond design in center in white and outlined in gold thread and delicate bamboo sprays. 1850-1900.
Length:
79cm
Width:
66cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Bibliography:

[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.
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