Superb Dense Manila Manton
Made in Canton, China 1900-1920
Antique shawl with multicolor silk embroidery on a black silk ground,
Profusely embroidered with flowers and birds including the gracious peacock with its elegant plumage
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.