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Man's coat

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Material: silk. Design: (formed by tied and dyed warp threads; (red weft), bold conventionalized floral forms in dark neutral violet, red, yellow, and bluish green on a white ground toned by the red weft. The coat is lined brilliant pinkish red cotton, with outer band of ikat dyed silk,...

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Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Bokharan, 19th century


134 cm (52 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: Length of coat 1.34 Length of sleeve (from neck) 1.14

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk ikat


Textiles and Fashion Arts