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two cranes panel
  • Japan
  • two cranes panel, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • damask, silk, metallic thread, embroidering
  • Paper Type: satin, couching, running, seed
  • Object Length/Width: 134.6 x 166.1 cm
    Object Length/Width: 53 x 65 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1111

Embroidered panel in a horizontal format, decorated with a scene of two cranes among tall irises, standing in a pool. The silk damask has an overall leaf pattern. It has silk and gold-wrapped thread embroidery on off-white damask ground.