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

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Gift of Miss Mildred Howells

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

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

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts