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Man's coat

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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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Provenance

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)

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

31.909

Medium or Technique

Wool or goat hair; tapestry woven with metallic thread embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes