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Gift cover (fukusa)

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Gift cover (fukusa) with design in central panel of waves, dragons, bats and clouds in two shades of blue, green, white, red and pink silk slit tapestry (kesi); two outer panels with design of partial dragons and auspicious clouds in gilt paper strip supplementary patterning wefts on a blue silk...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, made from Chinese fabric, Edo period, 18th and 19th centuries

Object Place

China

Dimensions

57 x 57 cm (22 7/16 x 22 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.1044

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi), silk with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles