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Silk coat, with silk warp and weft, and coloured with natural dyes. Garment is open at the front, and has sleeves that narrow toward wrists. Skirt increases in width from chest to bottom hem. Silk warp and weft ikat patterning includes ‘s’ shaped bodom and ram’s horns motifs in yellow and green. Exterior hems are finished with embroidered green and yellow edging, including around rounded neck, while interior hems are lined with a burgundy cotton. Garment is lightly padded, and lining of coat body is a fine plaid in burgundy and tan. Arms are lined in a floral fabric.

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Hand woven warp-ikat technique.

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