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Woman's coat (munisak)

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Woman's coat (chalat). Coat with flared hips and long tapered sleeves, open down entire front; skirt split at sides to just above hemline. Made of ikat velvet in bright, red, green, yellow, blue, violet and white. Lining shows border of glazed silk and cotton (weft) ikat in subdued tones of same...

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1958, Mrs. S. Theodore Meyer, New York; 1958, gift of Mrs. S. Theodore Meyer to the MFA. (Accession date: March 13, 1958)

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Jay Abrams

Uzbeki, 1850–1900

Object Place

Bukhara region, Uzbekistan


Center back length:118.11 cm (46 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; cut-velvet ikat; resist-dyed pile warp


Textiles and Fashion Arts