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Man's coat (chalat)

Silk warp and weft, cotton lining, cotton wool batting and wool trim. The pattern of the silk is predominantly purple with rose, yellow, and light pink; accents of blue and green. There is a silk ikat tie on either side of the front opening, chest high. Several different patterns of cotton...

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Credit Line

Gift of Joseph Randolph Coolidge in memory of Archibald Cary Coolidge

W. Turkestan (Bokhara), about 1850–60s

Object Place

Bokhara, Turkey (Western)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; ikat


Textiles and Fashion Arts