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Aba, man's coat

19th century


92 cm (36 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .92 from the shoulder to the bottom of the garment

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; tapestry

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Woven with silk and silver. Deep pinkish red stripes separated from each other and from white and silver stripes by narrow blue and white ones. The red stripes are detailed with elongated arrowheads of light green and silver. Running down from the back of the shoulder is one long silver point and two short ones detailed with diamonds and other geometrical forms in red, dark blue, light green and silver. Short straight sleeves.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection