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Shawl

Chinese (for the Western market)
About 1830–70


Object Place: China

Dimensions

245 x 245 cm (96 7/16 x 96 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.45 x 2.45 including the fringe

Accession Number

17.1597

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Deep pink crêpe embroidered with the same colored silk and with a border of roses, peonies, carnations, and other flowers and with bunches of various flowers in the corners of the mainfield.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates