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Square shawl

Light creamy-yellow crepe embroidered in self color with matching long knotted fringe; two diagonally opposite corners embroidered with elaborate scenes, one a group of warriors in a pagoda, the other, a group of men and women in a pagoda; flowers and inserts in the two other corners.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. Bertram Williams

Chinese (for the Western market), 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Crêpe; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts