Huge antique or vintage hand embroidered silk Canton piano or opera shawl with tassels to all four sides - embroidered Peony flowers and foliage. The silk and tassels are a black or very dark green - changes in different lights and the embroidery flowers look dark purple. This shawl may have been overdyed as there are some slightly patchy areas. It is 58" square plus 18" long fringing = 94 square overall.
The tassles are tangled and need to be straightened out. It has not been washed but has no smells.If you want to take a look at my blog at. This will tell you about my latest acquisition of linens and textiles - where they came from, if possible who owned them and also about some of the textiles that "got away"! Please be aware that most of the linens and textiles that I sell are old, have been pre-owned and used and as a result may have flaws commensurate with age and use.
Unless stated in the main description, these are not immediately noticeable. Many, if not all, linens will also have a laundry mark - either in indelible ink or embroidery onto an edge or a corner. This dates the item to a time when linen was sent out of the home to be laundered.I have to stress this as some customers appear to expect immaculate items with no signs of previous use. Please take a look my other listings. The item "Huge antique or vintage hand embroidered silk Canton piano or opera shawl" is in sale since Thursday, March 23, 2017.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Fabric/Textiles\Other Fabric/Textiles". The seller is "linen-cupboard" and is located in Crawcrook, Tyne and Wear. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, to all countries in Europe, to all countries in continental Asia, to Australia.