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Shawl

Bright pink silk; in two diagonal corners are embroidered with pink, violet, yellow, green, brown and white silk groups of flowers, (peonies, lilies, etc.). The edges are unfinished. This type of shawl is made for the Spanish market.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese (for the Western market),

Object Place

China

Accession Number

11.163

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes