Tuesday, July 18th 2017 @ 8:40pm EDT
A Chinese embroidery on silk of cranes in a tree. This work depicts a pair of cranes resting on the wide, mottled limb of a tree, with feathery branches jutting out above and below them. This brightly-colored work is stitched onto a swath of dark silk, and has a line of East Asian text to the upper left corner. It is presented under glass with a wide border in a slim black frame with a wire for hanging.
- fair; chips and wear throughout frame; damage to verso; debris under glass.
18.5" W x 41.0" H x 0.5" D
- measures frame; embroidery measures: 13.25" W. × 32.0″ H.