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112cm underarm; 112cm including 9cm fringe
Place of Origin
Central Asia
Historical Period/Date
Unknown date
Registration Number
Surface Stitchery,
Capes,Costume - Women,

Physical Description

Turkoman woman's robe or 'chyrpy'. Black cotton embroidered allover in traditional motifs in red, yellow, black and white 'kesdi' stitch. The garment is lined with resist dyed fabric and edged with a 9cm green and red fringe. The long sleeves are linked at the back.

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