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Gift cover (fukusa)

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Gift cover (fukusa) with design of three cranes in black, brown, red, tan gold and white silk embroidery on a red silk satin ground; paper backing, added later.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

95.9 x 169.7 cm (37 3/4 x 66 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.24.27

Medium or Technique

Silk; satin-weave ground, embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles