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shirt / shift

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Register 1966: White cotton shirt with assymetrical neck opening and black patterned border round it.

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 64 centimetres
    • Width: 110 centimetres (across arms)
  • Curator's comments

    Register 1966: Iran. "A governor of Yezd decreed that just as the Jews had to wear a torn cap and patched coat the Parsees must wear a patched shirt. Three days were allowed and then the Parsees appeared in these shirts. The Governor laughed and let it pass."

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number



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