Man's coat

Bokharan
19th century


Dimensions

134 cm (52 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: Length of coat 1.34 Length of sleeve (from neck) 1.14

Accession Number

31.369

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk ikat

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Material: silk. Design: (formed by tied and dyed warp threads; (red weft), bold conventionalized floral forms in dark neutral violet, red, yellow, and bluish green on a white ground toned by the red weft. The coat is lined brilliant pinkish red cotton, with outer band of ikat dyed silk, interlined with cotton wadding, and edged with woven band of reddish violet yellow and green. Worn, torn, and stained.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund