Galerie Ariana

A vintage silk ikat-dyed robe from northern Afghanistan

A vintage silk ikat-dyed robe from northern Afghanistan


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Textiles: Pre 1980: Item # 1130562

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An Uzbek ikat-dyed silk ceremonial robe (chapan) from northern Afghanistan, quilted with cotton interlining. Condition is overall good, albeit with some minor staining. It is hand-sewn and densely embroidered along the front collar, bottom hem and wrist cuffs. The inside of the collar is lined with traditional Russian printed fabric. Estimated age: mid to late 20th century. Measurements are provided below. 136.5 cm from the neckline to the bottom hem (measured from the back of the coat); 37.5 cm measured from the base of the collar to the shoulder hem; 88.9 cm measured from the fullest part of the chest/bust; 68.6 cm sleeve length.