French Actress Estate-Antique Silk CANTON Shawl Manton de Manila Embroidered. It is the estate of Isabel Corey, a French actress very well known in the 1950s and 1960s. Born in 1939, Isabel Corey started modeling in Paris in her teens for such magazines as Jardin des Modes, until she was discovered in the Latin Quarter were she lived with her parents by Jean Pierre Melville and starred in his classic film noir, Bob le Flambeur. Items are in good to excellent condition unless stated otherwise.Please look carefully at photos before emailing us for additional measurements. Dimensions : 47" plus huge 17" fringe on all sides. Colors/Pattern : black ground, multicolor hand embroidery. Condition : mint, no flaws noted. Misc : this is a stunning shawl, we believeit is referred to as a Canton shawl or Manton de Manila.
The embroidery is hand made to look beautiful on both sides of the shawl, the stunning long fringes are hand knotted. Not sure about exact age but it has been lovingly preserved and has no signs of wear whatsoever. After 10 days, item will be relisted. We try to be as accurate as possible in our descriptions, and do our best to answer any questions. If we make a substantial mistake in our description, we will gladly accept a return.
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They used to be stored away come spring and brought back out in the fall to be aired out and used again. This is the case with all vintage/used items that have been stored and should generally be washed or cleaned to freshen them up. We list items as we find them. Our items are clearly listed as used or vintage, so please do not expect items in brand new condition, unless stated as such.We do note any major flaws in description. We have no control over computer monitors, so please realize the colors you see on your screen may vary. As you can see from our profile, we have many satisfied and returning customers. We try our best to be 5-star sellers. If you have questions, we will respond promptly usually within 24-48 hours. Show off your items with Auctiva's Listing Templates. The item "French Actress Estate-Antique Silk CANTON Shawl Manton de Manila Embroidered" is in sale since Sunday, February 21, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Embroidery". The seller is "vintagedesignerdivas" and is located in Goldsboro, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, SE, KR, ID, to Taiwan, ZA, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, PH, SG, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, TR, CL, CO, CR, PA, TT, GT, HN, JM.