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Wrestler's breeches

Iran
19th century


Object Place: Persia

Dimensions

87.5 cm (34 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2159

Medium or Technique

Leather and plain weave cotton, embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of man’s breeches; cut with wide seat and crotch and curved knees; made of heavy dark blue cotton embroidered with white thread in predominately geometric designs arranged in blocks with conventionalized foliate borders for some blocks; waistband and trimming bands of heavy light brown leather stitched with very heavy cotton yarn; lined with coarse tan cotton; dirty and stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. H. F. Hamilton