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Catalog Number E1997.010AB
Object Name Coat
Collection Ethnic Costume Collection
Description Black felted wool short coat with a mandarin collar, set-in sleeves and center front opening. The collar, center front and sleeve trims are made of a maroon wool, and the striped insets on the pocket and center front are made from a fabric used for Tibetan women's aprons. The closures are wooden toggles with fabric loops. The pillbox style hat is of black wool with striped fabric trim.
Material Wool
Place of Origin Tibet
Provenance Reproduction of a Tibetan coat and hat made for the Western market sold through the Oxfam catalog. Striped fabric trim is the original apron fabric worn by the Tibetan women.