University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameFukusa
Object Number: 29-96-143
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:Fish
Length: 81cm
Width: 72cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Oblong gift cover (fukusa); dark blue satin with red crepe edge and lining. Embroidered with two carp in gold thread. 1750-1800.


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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