Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
Superb Extra Densely embroidered Manila Manton
Made in Canton, China 1880-1920
Antique shawl with silk embroidery in 2 shades – off-white and cream
Profusely embroidered with flowers, figures and scenes from life.
Double sided spectacular embroidery on an amazing beautiful soft light-sea-green base.
Excellent piece for use as an accessory or as a collectible!
Large & heavy
Also known as Piano Shawl, Fringed Flapper Shawl & Flamenco Shawl.
Has repairs in a few places.
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.