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Woman's cape

Woman's cape. Polychrome silk yarns embroidered on blue silk in geometric and floral patterns. High standing collar; long tapered false sleeves ("tails") joined behind; flaring skirt with side vents. Long fringe at skirt and tail hems. (Human figure motif on one tail.)

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

Turkey, early 20th century

Object Place

Turkestan

Accession Number

1979.215

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes