Japan, uchikake with kasamatsu (spread branches pine tree) and phoenix pattern, which is dyed on the ume (plum blossom) arabesque patterned background. Some of the main patterns are outlining with fine embroidery work.
Regency shawls at Vintage Textile: #4071 Kashmir shawl.Hand-embroidered Kashmir shawl, c.1810 Long rectangular shawls were the key fashion accessory during the Neoclassical period (1790-1820). See the French fashion plate below. The lady is wearing a similar long shawl. A softly draped, colorful shawl, like this one with its exotic pattern, complemented the plain white muslin gowns then in vogue.