Huge Antique Black Silk Canton Manton De Manila Piano Shawl. Extensively and very Heavily Hand Embroidered in the most exquisite Silk thread in a Vibrant and stunning ice white, executed in the forbidden stitch.
The shawl has been kept by my family being carefully stored in a linen chest since just after it was created in 1850s
It was last worn in 1878 for a wedding and then stored. It has now been passed to me.
The corners are rounded, expertly finished on all edges, with hand knotted Macrame tops and long silk fringes,
Measurements are as follows;
72" x 80”
The depth of the silk fringe and macrame is; 12.5"
The shawl is in the most stunning antique condition. There are no loose threads to the embroidery, no thinning to the fabric nor the fringing. This creation is very very large and quite heavy.
The fabric has been fully checked for rot and is clear of age related damage and or thinning.
Professionally cleaned in June 2022
These stunning shawls look so beautiful, draped around a lady's shoulders. This one is perfect and in original condition, a genuine vintage accessory to wear to any wedding themed gathering or dinner party.
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