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, Meoto-iwa (Wedded rocks) of Ise

embroidery, gold and silver couch thread, glass eyes, on satin
37 x 27 in

About the work

unsigned,  1800-1850

Ise’s wedded rocks are known as a popular place to worship on sunrise. They are joined by a shimenawa and are considered sacred. They symbolize a couple and marriage.

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