Chinese (for the Western market)
Object Place: China
141 x 155 cm (55 1/2 x 61 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
For the western market. Shawl. Dark rose silk crepe (apparently dyed from yellow), almost square in shape. Border of undulating vine bearing roses and carnations, embroidered in satin stitch. In each corner is embroidered a rose-carnation plant. Very fine single-knotted silk fringe on all sides. Several yellow spots on crepe and fringe.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Gift of Miss Mary Nightingale Phillips