Jacket

  • -thumbnail 1
  • -thumbnail 2
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Short jacket of black wool solidly covered in geometric decoration, largely embroidered, in bright wool of red, orange, green, bright blue, and white. The jacket is comprised of perpendicular panels that are divided by bands of orange embroidery. The coat has been re-cut to fit the donor. Lined with red silk over original lining of cotton.
See more items in
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
early 20th century
Accession Number
1949-21-1
Credit Line
Gift of Mabel Choate
made in
India
Medium
Medium: wool, silk, cotton Technique: woven, embroidered
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Type
costume & accessories
Jacket