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Tapestry coat

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Dark blue silk. On shoulders are deep points of silver and white. In the middle of the back is a group of five sprays of flowers and leaves, woven with light green and magenta silk. On each side of the front are borders of similar design.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Syrian, 19th century


133 cm (52 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.33 from the shoulder to the bottom of the garment.

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Medium or Technique

Silk and silver


Textiles and Fashion Arts