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Robe

This is a Robe. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is cotton and its technique is supplementary weft pile (velveteen); lining printed by engraved roller; facings tied resist patterning in warp (ikat). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, from the textile collection of Mrs. Abram Stevens Hewitt.

  • Choga And Slip
  • hand-spun, hand-woven brocaded cotton jamdani saris, cut and sewn.
  • Courtesy of dosa inc..
  • 87.2015.2a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W: 130.8 x 175.3 cm (51 1/2 x 69 in.)

Cite this object as

Robe; cotton; H x W: 130.8 x 175.3 cm (51 1/2 x 69 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, from the textile collection of Mrs. Abram Stevens Hewitt; 1931-4-66

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