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Shawl

Chinese (for the Western market)


Object Place: China

Dimensions

240 x 240 cm (94 1/2 x 94 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.2792

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shawl, of white crêpe; around the edge is embroidered with white silk, a narrow border of flowers; in two corners are large bunches of roses, passion flowers, etc.; on each side are smaller bunches of flowers; edged with deep knotted white silk fringe; soiled when received.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Virginia H. Salisbury