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Shawl

Square-shaped shawl of pale yellow-green silk damask, bordered on four sides with deep, knotted silk fringe of the same color; center field of floral sprigs bordered by large blossoms and leaves; a few brown stains

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

Chinese (for the Western market), mid 19th century

Object Place

China

Accession Number

59.457

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes