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Wall Hanging

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Object Number:29-96-564
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Date Made: Before 1904
Late Date: 1904
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Metal
Paper
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Ship
Bamboo
Cranes
Length: 177 cm
Width: 103.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Embroidered. Lower half shows a ship sailing in waves with clouds and the sun above and around. Upper part has 2 bamboo trees with rooster and hen, also 2 flying cranes. Design is bordered discs on crests in gold and black. Lined with silk and inter-lined with heavy paper.

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