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Shawl

Shawl, of white crêpe; around the edge is embroidered with white silk, a narrow border of flowers; in two corners are large bunches of roses, passion flowers, etc.; on each side are smaller bunches of flowers; edged with deep knotted white silk fringe; soiled when received.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Virginia H. Salisbury

Chinese (for the Western market),

Object Place

China

Accession Number

13.2792

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes