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Red brocaded satin coat

Persian
about 1821


Object Place: Persia

Dimensions

136 cm (53 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.668

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin, embroidery, brocade

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Open down the front with two satin ties near waist; long sleeves open for half their length; pocket slits at sides; design of interlacing flowered roundels, each enclosing a fish, embroidered with orange and white silk; all edges faced with yellow-green silk; band of gold and silk brocade on each sleeve; lined with minute polychrome floral print on white ground; brocade worn in a number of places.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. George O. Clark