Gift cover (fukusa)

Japanese
Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Accession Number

22.544

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; satin-weave ground, embroidered

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Gift cover (fukusa) with design of three flying cranes in white, black, tan, red, green and gold silk and gold metallic thread embroidery on a blue satin ground; backing has been removed.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA on May 4, 1922

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection