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Shawl

Chinese (for the Western market)
mid 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

320.04 x 347.98 cm (126 x 137 in.)

Accession Number

59.457

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Square-shaped shawl of pale yellow-green silk damask, bordered on four sides with deep, knotted silk fringe of the same color; center field of floral sprigs bordered by large blossoms and leaves; a few brown stains

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb