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Gift cover (fukusa)

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Gift cover (fukusa) made from mid 18th century robe (kosode) fragment in the central panel with design of fishing net, torii and cloud design embroidered in green, reddish-orange, brown and white silk with stenciled gold leaf birds and accents on a brown plain-weave silk ground; border of light...

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Provenance

Gift from Miss Mildred Howells to the MFA, October 11, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mildred Howells

Japanese, Edo period, late 18th and 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 46 x 28 x 0.5 cm (18 1/8 x 11 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.45.68

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave embroidered with silk, stenciled gold leaf, silk ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles