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Shawl

Yellow silk. Around the edge is embroidered a narrow floral border and in the middle scattered sprays of flowers. In one corner is a group of flowers and a bird; in the diagonal corner are similar flowers but no bird. The colors are bright and dark red, pink, robbin's egg blue, green, yellow...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese (for the Western market),

Accession Number

15.573

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes