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  • Japan
  • panel, late 1800s or early 1900s, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • damask, silk, gold thread, embroidering
  • Paper Type: satin, couching, running, seed
  • Length/Width/Depth: 143.6 x 97.5 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 56 x 39 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2432

Embroidered panel that is decorated with an embroidered scene in a vertical format of a crane standing in foreground. There are tall iris blooms and leaves behind it on a gray background. It is decorated with silk and gold-wrapped thread. It has an off-white damask ground.