Cream T-shaped felt cloak with a small round neck, decorated with a silk embroidered inscription in Farsi in orange on the bottom hem and seven multi-coloured Turkoman-style tulips on the front. The tulip designs were inspired by traditional embroideries on 19th-century turkoman shawls. They are embroidered in predominantly red, dark pink and black and highlighted with yellow, blue and dark green. The piece is a reinterpretation of a traditional Iranian shepherd's cloak (namad), made for display only. Also inscribed is the date of production.

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2011,6018.1

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Cream T-shaped felt cloak with a small round neck, decorated with a silk embroidered inscription in Farsi in orange on the bottom hem and seven multi-coloured Turkoman-style tulips on the front. The tulip designs were inspired by traditional embroideries on 19th-century turkoman shawls. They are embroidered in predominantly red, dark pink and black and highlighted with yellow, blue and dark green. The piece is a reinterpretation of a traditional Iranian shepherd's cloak (namad), made for display only. Also inscribed is the date of production.

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  • Cream T-shaped felt cloak with a small round neck, decorated with a silk embroidered inscription in Farsi in orange on the bottom hem and seven multi-coloured Turkoman-style tulips on the front. The tulip designs were inspired by traditional embroideries on 19th-century turkoman shawls. They are embroidered in predominantly red, dark pink and black and highlighted with yellow, blue and dark green. The piece is a reinterpretation of a traditional Iranian shepherd's cloak (namad), made for display only. Also inscribed is the date of production.

    Full: Front

  • Cream T-shaped felt cloak with a small round neck, decorated with a silk embroidered inscription in Farsi in orange on the bottom hem and seven multi-coloured Turkoman-style tulips on the front. The tulip designs were inspired by traditional embroideries on 19th-century turkoman shawls. They are embroidered in predominantly red, dark pink and black and highlighted with yellow, blue and dark green. The piece is a reinterpretation of a traditional Iranian shepherd's cloak (namad), made for display only. Also inscribed is the date of production.

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