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Description

Ikat robe, or chapan. Silk garment is open at the front, and has long sleeves that narrow toward wrists. Body increases in width from chest to bottom hem. Ikat patterning includes ‘s’ shaped bodom, ram’s horn, and tambourine motifs in yellow purple and red. Exterior hems are finished with a thin embroidered edging in green and black, while interior hem at bottom is a light orange, purple and green striped fabric. Lining of coat is a light yellow with repeating circular patterns.

Specific Techniques

Hand woven warp-ikat technique; shiny surface possibly created with an egg glaze.

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