Medallion

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Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Slightly oval medallion filled by a light blue crane with out-stretched wings holding a flower or fungus in its beak. Bird superimposed on gold scrolls (clouds) on a black background.
Credit Line
Bequest of Marian Hague
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
19th–early 20th century
Accession Number
1971-50-492
made in
China
Medium
Medium: silk Technique: painted
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Type
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Medallion