Boy's shirt; made of silk; rectangle of blue striped silk front and back and for sleeves; cuffs sewn on sleeves; bottom of shirt hemmed; round neck opening with off-centre slit cut on right shoulder; black and white twisted cord sewn on for tying neck opening shut; orange, burgundy and white geometric design embroidered around neck opening.
- 1998 (September-October)
- Made in: Ashgabat (Sunday bazaar)
- (Asia,Turkmenistan,Turkmenistan, south,Ashgabat)
- Length: 60 centimetres
- Width: 120 centimetres
Acquired from Ashgabat, Mary and Bayram-Ali Sunday bazaars while donor was conducting excavations at Merv in September-October 1998.
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Object reference number: RRM185217
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