Jacket

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Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Hand-sewn coat made of two lengths of cloth horizontally stitched together around the middle with unshaped rectangular pieces attached to the slits for sleeves, which hang from the middle of the arm. A small collar band is attached to the back of the neck. Colors are dark red, gold and dark yellow in a pattern of stripes with chevrons running between. The upper part of the garment has a shaped design of geometrical and floral units. Coat is lined and narrow braid covers all outside seams.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
19th century
Accession Number
1942-30-3
made in
Iran
Medium
Medium: silk, linen, metallic thread Technique: slit tapestry woven
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Type
costume & accessories
Jacket