A dignitary s robe of generous proportions made of sumptuous brocade incorporating real silver and gold thread. The pattern for this coat features a large medallion in the back, botehs in front on shoulders and all corners. An outstanding example of Benares brocade.
Circa: Early 19th century
Origin: Benares, India
Material: silk, gold and silver
Condition: lined with taffeta, considerable loss to pink ground silk, deliciate
Inventory number: WR3199