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Man's coat

Central Asian, Turkmen
1935


Object Place: Turkman

Dimensions

151 cm (59 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1353

Medium or Technique

Silk; weaving (warp pattern)

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long, open down the front, long sleeves wide at the shoulder, narrower at the wrist. Silk in warp-face weave in pattern of warp stripes: wide-yellow stripes, alternately light and dark. Between them narrow white stripes with with black edges. Lined with silk woven with a blue-black warp and magenta weft. All opening edges have narrow card-woven band attached with principal pattern of red and blue chevrons.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Eric Schroeder