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Gift cover (fukusa)

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Gift cover (fukusa) with design of a rooster on top of a drum (kanko-dori), a hen and two chicks, chrysanthemums and clouds in blue, green, yellow, reddish-orange, black, brown, gold and white silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching; reddish-orange silk crepe (chirimen) backing and...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th or early 20th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 29 7/8 x 27 5/8 in. (75.9 x 70.2 cm)

Accession Number

21.212

Medium or Technique

Silk; gold metallic thread; embroidered (shishû), couched (koma-nui)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles