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Woman's cloak

Central Asian (Bokhara)
probably early 20th century


Object Place, Bokhara, Turkestan

Dimensions

159 cm (62 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: H (Center back): 1.59 m

Accession Number

43.500

Medium or Technique

Silk; Exterior of silk rep and tape linings of silk ikat and cotton

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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