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Shawl

Small square white silk shawl with white silk embroidered peony design filling one diagonal half, short knotted fringe; one yellowish stain.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lorenz E. Ernst

Chinese (for the Western market), 1840–60

Object Place

China

Accession Number

54.534

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes