LUMINOUS 19THC. CREAM SILK CANTON SHAWL.Circa late 1800's-early 1900.A very fine and elegant handmade silk Canton embroidered wedding shawl with exceptional design and workmanship.The fine silk embroidery simply glows on the shawl, the design has a wide border around the edges that is graced with a garland of flowers. The main part of the shawl has large undulating feathery leaves,vines and flowers and is exceptional both in design and in the quality of embroidery.Measuring apprx 65" with additional  15-17" of Macrame silk fringe.In very good condition, seems rarely used, a few tiny age stains,minor. A graceful and elegant shawl in every way. (Item #AS21)