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Long-sleeved jacket made of a cream-coloured silk and cotton fabric. The fabric has plain stripes alternating with stripes with repeat black Arabic lettering woven into the pattern. The jacket has a narrow stand-up collar made of the same fabric, and two crescent-shaped pockets at the front. It is trimmed with cream coloured braid at the front and along the pocket and sleeve edges. The front and sleeve openings can be fastened by means of braid buttons.
- Length: 64 centimetres
- Width: 180 centimetres
Inscription Positionwoven into striped fabric
Inscription Contentملبوس العافية
Inscription Transliterationmalbūs al-‘āfiyah
Inscription TranslationMay it be worn in prosperity
Fair; some staining; couple of braid buttons missing
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Object reference number: RRM189237
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