A small shawl made of patterned silk with double faced embroidery on both ends. The embroidered motifs include Buddhist and Taoist auspicious symbols such as endless knot, fan, sword, bat, wheel and stork , all done in tight satin stitch. The monochromatic patterned silk features phoenix birds in flight.
Circa: Late 19th century
Material: silk on silk
Condition: Minor discoloration to center, very good
Dimensions: 40" x 18"
Inventory number: TX4080