Antique Japanese Rope Embroidery Tapestry | Skelton Culver

Skelton Culver

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Antique Japanese Rope Embroidery Tapestry

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Japanese rope embroidery tapestry circa 1870-1890 (Meiji Period). Subject features five red-crowned cranes foraging amid foliage and flowers. Colored threads used include taupe, beige, tan, gold, off-white, cream, soft red, brown, charcoal gray, black and a muted coral. Backed with Belgian linen and float mounted within a natural museum basswood frame.

Materials: Hand-knotted silk and cotton, Belgian linen backing and Museum Basswood frame.
Ref number: AC164