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Native Name:
Fukusa
Object Number:
29-96-566
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Japanese
Provenience:
Japan
Date Made:
1750-1800 AD
Early Date:
1750
Late Date:
1800
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Crepe
Satin
Metal
Technique:
Painted
Embroidered
Iconography:
Boy
Hotei
Description:
Embroidered blue silk. Figures of 2 boys running with god of luck, Hotei, holding fan and emblem. Tree forms and branches of blossoms. Padded and lined with red crepe with four tassels.
Length:
83cm
Width:
71cm
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. : Page/Fig./Plate: 13
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