Woman's cloak

Blue/white (appears silver) silk rep trimmed with polychrome silk taupe and pompoms; lining of lavender, blues, dark green, white floral printed cotton; border of warp dyed silk ikat. Square shoulders, long tapered false sleeves ("tails"), open front, wide flaring skirt. Condition: good. Worn by urban women in streets.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Woman's cloak

  • Western Turkestan (Bokhara), probably early 20th century
Bokhara, Turkestan
159 cm (62 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: H (Center back): 1.59 m
Medium or Technique
Silk; Exterior of silk rep and tape linings of silk ikat and cotton
Accession Number
Not on view