Gift cover (fukusa)

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

91 x 76 cm (35 13/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.240

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and gold metallic thread

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Gift cover (fukusa) with design of flowering peony plant with pink, white, green and brown silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching on a red silk satin ground; backing is missing.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA on March 3, 1921

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection