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, “Hawk’s feather mon” on satin damask

Gold brocaded satin damask, embroidery
26 x 26 in

About the work

Unsigned, 1850-1900

The crossed hawk’s feather mon is embroidered in white silk. Hawk feathers were associated with strong birds and was preferred by warrior families. Also, dreaming of hawks in the New Year is believed to bring luck.

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