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Japanese Hand-Embroidered Silk Wall Scroll with Red-Crowned Cranes, Meiji Era

Item Details

Item Type: Needlework, Silk Scroll
Maker: Unknown
Technique: Embroidered
Manufacturing Process: Handmade
Materials: Silk, Cotton, Silk Damask, Wood, Silk-Cotton Baronet
Inscriptions and/or Labels: Label to verso on lining from Textile Repair Studio, Berkeley, California
Period: Antique
Date: Meiji Era (1868 – 1912)
Origin: Japan

Terms & Conditions

Condition

- faded and shifted color throughout; thinned silk in baronet ground layer with cotton weft yarns loose throughout; wrinkles and creases to fabric; loose, broken, and missing threads throughout piece; patch to damask border at lower left; wear to wooden rods and finials; accretion to surface and cotton verso lining.

Dimensions

36.0" W x 56.0" H x 1.0" D

- measures scroll unrolled, with wooden end rods included in width.

Item #

ITMG533756

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