1920s Silk Embroidered Piano Shawl

Gorgeous embroidered silk Chinese export shawl that is from the twenties. It is a spectacular explosion of flowers, cranes and butterflies done in a satin stitch. The colors are as vibrant as the day it was done and are perfectly set off against the black silk backdrop. It is dramatic and so wearable - you can use it as an evening cape or coat by adding a well placed brooch or use it in your home as a show-stopping accessory. The stitching appears to be primarily machine stitch with some finishes done by hand. It is edged all the way around with a† 22" hand knotted silk fringe border. Measures† 99" square including the fringe

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