Coat (Chirpi) Fragment

Stylized tulips with two stick people on either side of center . Chirpis are Turkman women’s gowns that are worn over a tunic, cloak-like, covering the head and shoulders. White ground chirpis are worn by matriarchs and widows only. This is a complete side panel of such a coat. Lacing stitch embroidered silk on cotton.

Circa: 19th c.

Origin: Afghanistan

Material: silk on cotton

Condition: mounted, excellent

Dimensions: 18" x 44"

Inventory number: TX3128



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