B1210 - SOLD
This is an exquisite antique Chinese silk, hand embroidered piano shawl dating from the early 1900's. It is very tactile and hangs divinely. The shawl would be gorgeous to wear but would also look fabulous draped across the back of a sofa or chaise.
The silk is very fine and is in a sublime shade of antique cream. It is beautifully hand embroidered across it's entire surface with a gorgeous roses and flowers design in a matching cream silk thread.
Around the edge of the shawl is a fantastic long, knotted and tasseled, frothy silk fringe.
The shawl is in excellent antique condition. We can find just one tiny speck on one of the roses (please see photos). There are one or two pulled threads here and there and of course the fringe has tousled over the passage of time to achieve it's frothy appearance.
The shawl measures 136 cm (53.5 inches) square without the fringe. The fringe is 60 cm (23.5 inches) long giving a total size of 256 cm (100.5 inches) square.
This is an exquisite shawl to add glamour to an outfit or a room and another divine antique textile find from La Belle Étoffe.
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Possible delivery methods: France, U.K. & Europe, Rest of World