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1385 Antique Double Sided Embroidery Manila Manton - Cantonese Embroidery - Dragon Dance

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Superb  Manila Manton with Cantonese double sided Embroidery

Very Rare Dragon Motifs showing a scene of the Auspicious Dragon Dance

Also has motifs of dozen of different types of birds with extravagant feathers

Made in Canton, China not later than 1900-1920

Antique shawl with superb color pallette

Profusely embroidered with figures and scenes of Dragons that are the most powerful of all beings.

Chinese figures, flowers and animals also populate this very densely populated masterpiece. 

Excellent piece for use as a style accessory or as a collectible!

Also known as Piano Shawl, Fringed Flapper Shawl & Flamenco Shawl.

140 X 140 cm

More than 60cm of Fleco




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.


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