Painted by Saeki Ganryô, active c. 1901/25
Fukusa (Gift Cover), Late Edo period (1789–1868), early 19th century, Japan
Patterned side: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); painted with India ink (sumi) and gold paint; lining: silk, wrap-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); sewn with front and lining matched in size (Tachikire awrase); silk, running “controlling” stitches along all edges; corners: silk, knotted and re-piled fringe tassels. 61 x 54.8 cm (24 x 21 5/8 in.), 2001.211, artic.edu
Detail

Painted by Saeki Ganryô, active c. 1901/25

Fukusa (Gift Cover), Late Edo period (1789–1868), early 19th century, Japan

Patterned side: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); painted with India ink (sumi) and gold paint; lining: silk, wrap-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave (shioze); sewn with front and lining matched in size (Tachikire awrase); silk, running “controlling” stitches along all edges; corners: silk, knotted and re-piled fringe tassels. 61 x 54.8 cm (24 x 21 5/8 in.), 2001.211, artic.edu

Detail

  1. takachoi reblogged this from holespoles
  2. holespoles reblogged this from artemisdreaming
  3. cremonadream reblogged this from artemisdreaming
  4. yuruyurau reblogged this from tsmskimonoyokubo
  5. yittreas reblogged this from tsmskimonoyokubo
  6. darkmatter333 reblogged this from tsmskimonoyokubo
  7. tsmskimonoyokubo reblogged this from artemisdreaming
  8. reclusland reblogged this from artemisdreaming
  9. artemisdreaming posted this