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Man's coat
(Chapan)
(late 19th century)

Medium
silk, cotton, dyes, warp ikat
Measurements
129.5 cm (centre back) 157.0 cm (sleeve length)
Place/s of Execution
Bukhara, Uzbekistan
Accession Number
2006.267
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2006
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
The man’s coat is patterned in vertical bands in multiple patterns, dyed in red, yellow, blue, purple and green. It probably dates to between 1860 and 1890.