ANTIQUE SILK PIANO SHAWL CANTON EMBROIDERED FLORAL FRINGED Wedding Cocoa Brown
ANTIQUE SILK PIANO SHAWL CANTON EMBROIDERED FLORAL FRINGED Wedding Cocoa Brown. Circa Mid-19th Century worn for a wedding by the bride in 1851 Warm Cocoa Brown Latte Silk Field with Silk Knotted Fringe that may need to be untangled due to storageLarge Floral Motifs in each corner, embroidered floral border & single flowers scattered across the fieldEmbroidery is well executed on the front as on the back with some loose threadsHas Typical staining & some damage issues. Measurements are about 63" x 65" silk field with xtra 9.5" to 10" long silk knotted fringe on all sides. In as found, Antique pre-owned used condition with some some damageLooking carefully across the shawl, some small water spot stains with water staining outline to one cornerWhen held up to bright light, some small to tiny pinholes, dimples on the fieldA hole in one corner near hemA small fray hole above one small area of knotted fringe with tied silk threads of fringeLoose pulled silk floss threads & ends on front & back from hand embroideryThe ends of the silk fringe need some untangling due to storageSmoke freeA faint light musty odor when inhaled deeply as stored in a box for yearsPurchased privately from an estate with note that worn by Mrs. Nora Sears, Grandmother in 1851 on her wedding dayThe color tone did not get caught by the camera always... The item "ANTIQUE SILK PIANO SHAWL CANTON EMBROIDERED FLORAL FRINGED Wedding Cocoa Brown" is in sale since Tuesday, February 27, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Embroidery". The seller is "polishqueen" and is located in Orland, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.