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Ground: black wool. Design: interweaving conventionalized vines bearing small "palms" in red, green blue orange and white wool. Ground and design, interlocking twill tapestry. Coat made with long skirts, long sleeves, and straight upright collar, trimmed with gilt braid couched in elaborate...

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By 1922, William Gilman Sewall (b. 1874 - d. 1941), Boston; 1931, gift of William Gilman Sewall to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 5, 1931)

Credit Line

Gift of William Gilman Sewall

Persian, late 19th century

Object Place

India (Kashmir) or Iran (Kirman)


Center back: 131 cm (51 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool or goat hair; tapestry woven with metallic thread embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts