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Gift cover (fukusa)

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Gift cover with design of plover and flowing water in gray, black, white and blue, created by the yûzen technique, on a light brown ground. In the bottom left corner is a signature in black ink: Kiyotada histu (from the brush of Kiyotada) and a seal in red ink: Torii

Signed

Kiyotada hitsu

Marks

Seal: Torii

Provenance

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich in memory of Miss Minnie A. MacFadden to the MFA on April 8, 1948

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich in memory of Miss Minnie A. MacFadden

Japanese, Shôwa period, early 20th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 28 x 27 in. (71.1 x 68.6 cm)

Accession Number

48.326

Medium or Technique

Silk, ink; plain-weave crepe, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles