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Shawl

Bright pink silk; in one corner is embroidered a group of various flowers and fruits? The middle and largest flower is of the nature of a peony. Worked with several shades of bright light blue, green, white, light violet and yellow silk. Knotted silk fringe.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese (for the Western market), 1910–13

Accession Number

17.658

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes