CIRCA 19THC.MAGNIFICENT CANTON SILK EMBROIDERED SHAWL W/FIGURES, PAGODAS
CIRCA 19THC.MAGNIFICENT CANTON SILK EMBROIDERED SHAWL W/FIGURES, PAGODAS. A stunning shawl is every respect. The design is absolutely superb, the workmanship of course is excellent. There is so much hand embroidery on this beautiful shawl.It is in essence quite a work of art! The shawl overflows with the exceptional designs. There are architectural building, pagodas, workman tending the gardens, sages ,animals, bridges and boats.The gardens are quite superb, there are cherry blossom trees roses,florals, assorted trees, meandering vines and assorted plants.There are also birds, animals, butterflies in the design. The Chinese figures all have contrasting silk on the faces to accentuate the eyes, and mouths, etc. MeThe color of the silk of course is wonderful, it is enhanced by the cream silk embroidery and the hand made Macrame fringe .In very good condition, this seems as if it was rarely used.
Item # AS89