Small triangular kerchief

Chinese
second quarter of 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

49 x 94 cm (19 5/16 x 37 in.)

Accession Number

50.470

Medium or Technique

Silk with silk embroidery and knotted fringe

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

For the Western Market. Small triangular kerchief of white silk, embroidered with white silk, and edged on two short sides with knotted white silk fringe, narrow border design on all three sides of slightly curving stems with stylized peony blossoms, design in center back of carnation, berries, and five petalled blossoms.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Theresa and MIss Elizabeth Blake