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Woman's jacket

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Woman's jacket with a yellow floral lattice pattern on blue. Ground: dark blue silk weft tied by fine yellow silk warp. Design: small flowers and leaves symmetrically arranged, woven with gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft tied by yellow silk warp. Jacket trimmed with crimson satin,...

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes, Mar. 5, 1936.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Persian, Qajar Dynasty, 19th century

Object Place

Iran

Dimensions

57.5 x 174.0 cm (22.625 x 68.50 in.)

Accession Number

36.161

Medium or Technique

Silk and metal-wrapped silk; plain weave with complementary wefts and inner warps (taqueté)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes