Scarf

Chinese (for the Western market)
late(?) 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

54 x 247 cm (21 1/4 x 97 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.35 x .45 m

Accession Number

13.2793

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery: silk on silk

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Scarf. White crêpe surrounded by a floral border, worked with green, pink, violet, blue and yellow. On each end is a group of flowers, worked with the same colors. Finished at the ends with knitted fringe.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Virginia H. Salisbury