Woman's cloak

Central Asian (Bokhara)
probably early 20th century

Object Place: Bokhara, Turkestan


159 cm (62 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: H (Center back): 1.59 m

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Exterior of silk rep and tape linings of silk ikat and cotton

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Blue/white (appears silver) silk rep trimmed with polychrome silk taupe and pompoms; lining of lavender, blues, dark green, white floral printed cotton; border of warp dyed silk ikat. Square shoulders, long tapered false sleeves (“tails”), open front, wide flaring skirt. Condition: good. Worn by urban women in streets.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection