Superb Manila Manton with Cantonese double sided Embroidery
Rare Village Scenes
Made in Canton, China 1900-1920
Antique shawl with soft colored embroidery
Profusely embroidered with figures and scenes with pagodas and other buildings, Chinese figures go about performing their daily life alongside various animals and birds, flowers and plants.
Excellent piece for use as a style accessory or as a collectible!
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.