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 “Carpenters constructing a Ju character”

Gold, silver thread, couched gold thread, on satin
33 in

About the work

Unsigned, 1850-1900

Carpenters are constructing an auspicious character “JU” (Kotobuki). This is said to have derived from “kotohogi”(celebrate). It is also related to long lives.

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