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Woman's Robe (munisak) (Afghanistan)

This is a Woman's robe (munisak). It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is silk and its technique is plain weave with tied resist patterning in warp (ikat). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Brunschwig & Fils, Inc.. It is credited Gift of Brunschwig & Fils, Inc..

  • Kimono (Japan)
  • silk, lined in cotton and rayon.
  • Museum purchase from Friends of Textiles and General Acquisitions Endowment....
  • 2013-15-1
  • 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: 142.9 x 148 cm (56 1/4 x 58 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Woman's Robe (munisak) (Afghanistan); silk; H x W: 142.9 x 148 cm (56 1/4 x 58 1/4 in.); Gift of Brunschwig & Fils, Inc.; 1979-24-1

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