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Man's Robe (Uzbekistan)

Man's robe from Uzbekistan, late 19th century. Man's robe from Uzbekistan, late 19th century. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, acc. no. 62.42.1.

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art houses a man's robe from Uzbekistan. It measures 134 cm (centre back length) and dates to the late nineteenth century. It is made of cotton with metal thread embroidery and a velvet trim. The lining is also made of silk, with resist dyed warps (ikat).

See also the TRC digital exhibition Dressing The Stans: Textiles, Dress and Jewellery from Central Asia (TRC, Leiden, 2017).

Los Angeles County Museum of Art online catalogue (retrieved 9th December 2016)

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