Superb Dense Manila Manton - Cantonese embroidery
Made in Canton, China in 1880-1900
Antique shawl with soft colored embroidery on white silk base
Profusely embroidered with flowers
Excellent piece for use as a style accessory or as a collectible!
Approximately 60" square center piece, 4" deep macrame woven silk (above fringe), and the fringe is 16" long
Amazing buttery colors!
Large & Heavy - and absolutely amazing!
Has loose threads and some discoloration. Dry cleaned.
Also known as Piano Shawl, Fringed Flapper Shawl & Flamenco Shawl.
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.