Woman's jacket

Persian
Qajar Dynasty
Late 18th or first half of the 19th century


Object Place: Iran

Dimensions

55.2 x 168.9 cm (21.75 x 66.50 in.)

Accession Number

36.160

Medium or Technique

Silk, metal-wrapped silk, and cotton; plain weave with complementary wefts and inner warps (taqueté), with printed cotton lining

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s jacket. Ground: light neutral yellow silk weft, originally wound with metal, tied by fine neutral yellow silk warp. Design: sprays of flowers in small ogee framework, woven with pink, blue, and green silk weft.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, March 5, 1936.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes