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Shawl

Deep pink crêpe embroidered with the same colored silk and with a border of roses, peonies, carnations, and other flowers and with bunches of various flowers in the corners of the mainfield.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

Chinese (for the Western market), About 1830–70

Object Place

China

Accession Number

17.1597

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes