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Fukusa with fowls design

Unknown19th century, Edo period

Tachibana Museum

Tachibana Museum
Fukuoka-ken, Japan

Fukusa is a ceremonial cloth used to cover a gift. It is made in double layer and has an embroidery of good omens. This fukusa was probably used during the 19th century. It is a silk crepe cloth with design of fowls and haystacks. The gold embroidery against the light blue silk adds brilliance to its appearance.

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  • Title: Fukusa with fowls design
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 19th century, Edo period
  • Physical Dimensions: L: 107.0 cm; W: 101.0 cm
  • Type: Textile

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