Woman's coat (chyrpy)

Turkmen (Tekke?)
early 20th century
Made by Unknown Turkoman tribe


Object Place: Turkestan

Dimensions

112 cm (44 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.12 m

Accession Number

1979.215

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered silk

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s cape. Polychrome silk yarns embroidered on blue silk in geometric and floral patterns. High standing collar; long tapered false sleeves (“tails”) joined behind; flaring skirt with side vents. Long fringe at skirt and tail hems. (Human figure motif on one tail.)

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund