Chapan or Khalat (Man's Outer Robe)

A work made of silk, warp-resist dyed (ikat) plain weave; center front and hem faced with cotton; machine embroidered with cotton in straight stitches; lined with cotton, plain weave; block printed; silk padding and cotton, machine stitching in cotton.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-resist dyed (ikat) plain weave; center front and hem faced with cotton; machine embroidered with cotton in straight stitches; lined with cotton, plain weave; block printed; silk padding and cotton, machine stitching in cotton.

Date:

19th century

Artist:

Probably Central Asia, possibly Turkmenistan, Turkoman

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Title

Chapan or Khalat (Man's Outer Robe)

Origin

Central Asia

Date

1801–1900

Medium

Silk, warp-resist dyed (ikat) plain weave; center front and hem faced with cotton; machine embroidered with cotton in straight stitches; lined with cotton, plain weave; block printed; silk padding and cotton, machine stitching in cotton

Dimensions

160.1 × 167.8 cm (63 × 66 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph and Mary Hays

Reference Number

2001.174

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