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, “Two gold facing carp”

Gold, silver thread, couched gold thread, embroidery, on satin

About the work

unsigned, 1850-1900

As carp are known to swim higher against the falls, it symbolizes success in life. Usually they swim without disturbing others or fighting, they are said to be a good example of good family relationships.

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