White Cranes Panel


Designer Victoria and Albert Museum

This design is based on a detail of a Japanese fukusa with a design of cranes, which are a symbol of longevity. Traditionally in Japan, gifts were placed in a box on a tray, over which a fukusa was draped. The choice of a fukusa appropriate to the occasion was an important part of the gift-giving ritual. The dramatic imagery of the birds with their sweeping lines, set against the midnight background, is an arresting image and makes a wonderful needlepoint panel.
    • 30" x 24.5"
    • 76 cm x 62 cm
    • 10 holes to the inch
    • The kits include a 100% cotton canvas printed in full colour, all the yarns required (100% pure new wool), a needle and an easy to follow guide to get you underway.
    • Kits do not include backing materials or cushion pads
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Victoria and Albert Museum

Celebrating the Arts and Crafts ethos and traditional textile techniques from Japan, Ehrman Tapestry has created a range of beautiful needlework kits inspired by the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance.

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