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

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William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

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

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts