Fragment of gift cover (fukusa)

Japanese
Edo period
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 26.5 x 15 cm (10 7/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.137

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave ground embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of gift cover (fukusa) with design of peacock and peahen embroidered in shades of blue and green and white silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread on a gold embroidered ground with peonies and leaves in reddish-orange, pink, white and light and dark green silk embroidery; backed with paper.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 9, 1909

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection