Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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boy's jacket
  • Pakistan
  • boy's jacket, 1900s
  • Where object was made: Pakistan (North West India)
  • silk, embroidering
  • Object Length/Width: 49 x 79 cm
    Object Length/Width: 19 1/4 x 31 1/8 in
  • Gift in memory of James H. Walker Jr., by his family
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0015
Description

Long sleeved garment open down the front, with metal hook and eye closures. Straight bottom with side slits; two horse-shoe shaped pockets. Solid green silk garment is lined with red print fabric. Bands of red embroidery along all edges of the garment, along shoulder seams, and bottom edges of pockets. Top of pockets are edged with yellow/gold fabric. "Boteh" (stylized cone shape) motif embroidered over entire garment in varying sizes. Entire garment edged in black fabric.