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Blue satin embroidered with two fanciful birds in a pine tree and a low-growning bamboo (sasa). Sewn in the shihohi style. Four tassels (ito fusa), possibly not the original. Lining: Red safflower (beni) crepe (chirimen). Possibly relined.

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  • Title: gift cover (fukusa)
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • Rights: Public Domain
  • Medium / Support: Metallic Thread
  • External Link: See this object at www.imamuseum.org
  • Dimensions: 30 x 27 in.
  • Department: Textile and Fashion Arts
  • Credit Line: Gift of Eliza M. Niblack
  • Accession Number: 16.885

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