Gift cover (fukusa)

Japanese
Meiji era
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 30 7/8 x 26 1/4 in. (78.4 x 66.7 cm)

Accession Number

95.1223

Medium or Technique

Silk; twill-weave ground with supplementary weft patterning

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Gift cover (fukusa) with design of wavy vertical lines (takewaku) and stylized clouds in white silk supplementary weft patterning on a green twill-weave silk ground; orange plain-weave silk backing and red silk tassels at each corner.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 14, 1995

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection