Manile shawl 19em.
Brightly embroidered silk crepe.
Expert's note: These large shawls, embroidered in China, were imported to Spain via the Philippines. Eugenia de Montijo, the future wife of Napoleon III, loved them. They were very fashionable as soon as he arrived in Paris. They were worn on crinoline but also used in the home as bedspreads or wall hangings. Today, they are still worn at major weddings. in Spain ...
In good condition 160cmh x 160cml Weight 2.1kg. Shipped via post.
- Total nr of items
- 1800-luvun loppupuoli
- Region/ Country of origin
- Title of artwork
- "Manton de Manila"
- Good condition, see description
- 160×160×0 cm