Superb Dense Manila Manton
Made in Canton, China 1900-1920
Gorgeous design highlights its 54 figures large Chinese doing all kinds of work.
There are also pagodas, tropical birds, bridges and flowers. I
IMPRESSIVE OLD MANILA SHAWL, silk hand embroidered. XIX CENTURY.
Measures 1.60 x 1.60 m (excluding fringe)
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.