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Shawl

Chinese (for the Western market)


Object Place: China

Dimensions

176 x 176 cm (69 5/16 x 69 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.237

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shawl of white crêpe on which is embroidered with white silk and laid work an design of houses, people, trees, elephants, flowers, etc.; edged with a deep knotted fringe.

Provenance

Brought from China about 60 years ago; (by the father of the donor) given in the original box.
Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Gift of Miss A. C. Wade