Japanese Meji crane textile

Japanese Meji crane textile

Code: 2683


W: 62cm (24.4")H: 135cm (53.1")


A beautiful hand embroidered textile depicting many Japanese red crowned crane.  Wonderful soft colours and use of different stitching to create feathers and detail. A highly accomplished work of art.  The Japanese red crowned crane symbolises happiness, longevity and good fortune. In Japan the sighting of a crane is a sign of good luck and good things to come.  We've mounted this beautiful textile on a stetcher ready to hang as an art piece.  It dates from the Japanese Meiji period (1868 - 1912).