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Square shawl

Square shawl of white silk crêpe. Narrow border design of slender stem with lance-shaped leaves and berries, design in two opposite corners of two varieties of floral spray pointed into center of shawl; white silk knotted fringe on all four sides.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Hoxie

Chinese (for Western market), early 19th century

Object Place

China

Accession Number

44.766

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes