Man's coat

Persian
Qajar Dynasty
Late 18th or first half of the 19th century


Object Place: Iran

Dimensions

116.2 x 160.7 x 113.8 cm (45.75 x 63.25 x 44 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.990

Medium or Technique

Cotton; plain weave, printed and quilted

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Printed cotton, showing rows of floral cones on dark blue ground; lined with coarse pink cotton printed with rust and black trailing vine motif. Round neck, with low standing collar, flaring to straight horizontal at breast; open at front, closing over breast with ties. Flaring shirt, slit at sides to waist. Long sleeves, open over outer forearm, coming to point over back of palm; open under arms.

Provenance

Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts to MFA, December 10, 1959.

Credit Line

Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts