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Woman's Robe (munisak) (Afghanistan), late 19th century

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 department.

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

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), late 19th century; 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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