University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameFukusa
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
Length: 79cm
Width: 66cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

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.


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.View Objects cited in this Publication

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