Antique Manila Manton Silk Shawl with Double Sided Embroidery
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Superb Dense Manila Manton - Cantonese embroidery
Has 28 faces sewn on.
- 6 in the left corner, 6 in the right corner, 8 small ones in the border in the left corner and 8 small ones in the border in the right corner.
Made in Canton, China in 1880-1900
Antique shawl with soft colored embroidery on beige or camel silk base
Profusely embroidered with figures and scenes
Excellent piece for use as a style accessory or as a collectible!
Also known as Piano Shawl, Fringed Flapper Shawl & Flamenco Shawl.
Size: 160 x 155 cm [without fringe fleco]
Plus a fringe of 62cm of which 26 cm in woven macrame and the rest is loose hanging silk thread.
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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.