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Gift cover (fukusa)

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Gift cover (fukusa) with design of a rooster and a hen on a drum (kanko-dori), three chicks and pine branches in reddish-orange, pink, blue, green, brown, black and white silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching on a reddish-orange silk satin ground; blue and white tie-dyed...

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Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, late 18th or early 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

71.5 x 89.5 cm (28 1/8 x 35 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.24.13

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles