Small triangular kerchief
second quarter of 19th century
Object Place: China
49 x 94 cm (19 5/16 x 37 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk with silk embroidery and knotted fringe
Not On View
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.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Gift of Miss Theresa and MIss Elizabeth Blake