The brocaded chapan is a traditional robe of ample proportions that is worn by both men and women on ritual occasions such as weddings, funerals and religious holidays.
The loosely woven brocade used for this chapan was locally manufactured and the design features meandering and blooming vines that enclose further blooms of different flowers, all against blue silk ground. Knitted ribbon edging and baby blue cotton lining.
Circa: Early 20th C
Material: Silk, Cotton
Condition: Very good; some stains to the lining
Dimensions: 52" x 66"
Inventory number: WR3858
This brocaded chapan is a traditional robe from Uzbekistan and it is worn by both men and women on ritual occasions such as weddings and funerals.