Painting with Thread: The Art and Culture of Fukusa

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Every day, through September 16
Portland Japanese Garden Southwest Portland (Portland)
This is an in-person event
$15.95 - $21.95
All Ages
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Fukusa from the Sinton Collection. Photo by Nina Johnson
You might be familiar with the significance of gift-giving in Japanese culture, but perhaps you haven't seen fukusa, the elaborate silk textiles used to drape Edo-period gifts. Thanks to a recent donation from the Peter and Beverly Sinton Japanese Gift and Altar Cover collection, now you can! Fukusa were often embellished with intricate embroidery, weaving, and dyeing techniques, becoming art pieces in their own right. Painting with Thread: The Art and Culture of Fukusa centers nature-inspired fukusa "related to the plants and scenes familiar within Portland Japanese Garden." by Lindsay Costello
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611 SW Kingston Portland, OR 97205 Venue website

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