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Fragment of gift cover (fukusa)

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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...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles