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Shawl

Chinese (for the Western market)


Object Place: China

Dimensions

278 x 280 cm (109 7/16 x 110 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.49

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shawl; ground of white crêpe and closely covered with a design of peonies, and other flowers, butterflies, two peacocks, and two other birds, worked with white silk; edged with a heavy knotted white silk fringe.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor in Madrid, 1886
Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John L. Ross