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Square shawl

Chinese (for the Western market)
19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

43 cm (16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1569

Medium or Technique

Silk crêpe, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White silk crepe with all-over, self-colored, embroidered design of peonies and pineapples; long fancy knotted fringe on all four sides. Some small brownish stains. for the European market.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Cushing