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Small square white silk shawl

Chinese (for the Western market)
mid-19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

87.5 x 88 cm (34 7/16 x 34 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.598

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small square white silk shawl embroidered with white silk; single blossom in each corner with rest of shawl filled with curling slender lanceolate leaves; knotted fringe on all four sides; somewhat stained, especially in center; one small hole. Chinese for the European market.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry G. E. Payson