Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
Superb Dense Manila Manton
Made in Canton, China 1900-1920
Antique shawl with soft colored embroidery
Gorgeous design highlights its 54 figures large Chinese doing all kinds of work.
There are also pagodas, tropical birds, bridges and flowers. I
1m 46cm measured by 1m 46cm over 62 cm between enreajado and fringe.
In a good state of conservation!
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.