University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameFukusa
Object Number: 29-96-145
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
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Flowers
Length: 79cm
Width: 69cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Oblong gift cover (fukusa); dark blue satin with red crepe edge and lining. "Kotobuki (ju)" character in gold thread with floral embroidery for occasions of marriage or New Year. 1750-1800.


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