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Shawl

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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.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Adele Lathrop

Chinese (made for the European market), Qing dynasty, mid-19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

164.7 x 163.3 cm (64 13/16 x 64 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.46.37

Medium or Technique

Silk; plain-weave crepe, embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes