SiteMapNihongo
 Japanese American National Museum
Collections & Research

[Red kotobuki fukusa]

[Red kotobuki fukusa]
Enlarge Image (87.8KB)

cloth
H: 22.5 in, W: 22 in
cotton

, unknown

(2004.1.114)

Gift of Barbara Kawakami

Description

1 ceremonial wrapping cloth (fukusa) : cotton ; 22.5 x 22 in.

Red and white shibori design wedding fukusa with "kotobuki" kanji character in center within red square border (aligned diagonally) on shibori field. Small white crane with raised wings in circle located below kanji in one corner. Cloth is not perfectly square but slightly misshapen.

History
Fukusa was used to wrap wedding souvenir gift.

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in this collection must be submitted to the Collections Management & Access Unit at the Japanese American National Museum (collections@janm.org).

 

 

Jump to Top of Page Japanese American National Museum

 
janm.org home
Copyright © 1998-2017 Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles California 90012   ▪   phone: (213) 625-0414