Scarf

Chinese (for the Western market)
late(?) 19th century


Dimensions

45 x 235 cm (17 11/16 x 92 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.35 without fringe x .45

Accession Number

02.318

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery: silk on silk

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White crêpe; on each end is embroidered with pink, green, violet, dark blue, and yellow silk, a bunch of roses, and other flowers. Around the four sides is a narrow border of flowers; on each end is a long knotted fringe.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection