Woman's coat (chyrpy)

Turkmen (Tekke?)
late 19th-early 20th century


Object Place: Turkmenistan

Dimensions

Center back length: 120 cm (47 1/4 in.) (shown on left)

Accession Number

43.493

Medium or Technique

Silk yarns embroidered on silk and wool; lined with printed cotton

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Polychrome silk yarns embroidered on yellow silk in geometric and floral patterns. High standing collar; long tapered false sleeves (“tails”) joined behind; flaring skirt with side vents. Condition: some tears on shoulders.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection