Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
Superb Manila Manton
Made in Canton, China 1900-1920
Antique shawl with multicolor silk embroidery on white base
Profusely embroidered with flowers and figures
Spectacular shawl embroidered with flowers and scenes with Chinese in one corner.
Stitch embroidered with tiny delicacy in Chinese to be distinguishable hairs of the beard of the male figures figures.
Drape owners intended to distinguish the mastery of embroidery.
Color: Beige embroidered with multicolor
Excellent piece for use as a style accessory or as a collectible!
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.