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Man's "pashas" or robe

Turkish
early 20th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

122 cm (48 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.437

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Chartreuse silk with cotton lining. Repeating horizontal rows of stars alternating with zig-zags created by cording technique; geometric corded design along center back and borders (except neckline). Construction: long robe with long set-in sleeves; open front; no closure or collar. Condition: two openings in front panels seamed closed; minor stains and fading.

Provenance

1978, gift of Richard R. Wagner (b. 1907 - d. 2002), West Barnstable, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 15, 1978)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner