Traditional Japanese Art for a Bright Future "Signs of Good Fortune" from the collection of Susan Tosk

Nov 12, 2020 - Dec 30, 2020

Unsigned (Signs of Good Fortune)

Fukusa, “Urashima Taro on a minogame turtle”

Gold and silver thread, couched gold thread, embroidery, on satin
30 x 27 in


About the work

Unsigned, Meiji Period

Urashima symbolized a supernatural being endowed with lasting youth and immortality. He spent three years in Ryugu, a paradise land of immortality. His three years there were the equivalent of seven hundred years on earth.

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