Square silk crêpe shawl; narrow border design on all four sides of sprays of roses, worked with white silk thread in satin stitch; deep knotted white silk fringe.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Gift of Miss Adele Lathrop
Chinese (made for the European market), Qing dynasty, mid-19th century
164.7 x 163.3 cm (64 13/16 x 64 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; plain-weave crepe, embroidered
Textiles and Fashion Arts