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Embroidered silk fukusa cover,Ebisu Daikoku New Year, Japan 19th c

Embroidered silk fukusa cover,Ebisu Daikoku New Year, Japan 19th c


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1900: Item # 1309125

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Virtually square silk fukusa ceremonial cloth with a hand-embroidered design in colored silk threads and gold and silver of Ebisu and Daikoku playing a game of go during the New Year’s celebrations. Embroidery is partially in relief.The reverse is plain red silk. Golden-brown silk tassels. Japan, Meiji era, 19th century.

H 27 ¼ x W 27 inches.

Black silk threads on the go board partially missing, some loose black silk thread on Daikoku’s bag, some rubbing of the embroidery, all in all still very good condition.