An under-jacket (sleeveless); part of monk's ('abbot's'?) attire. Made from many pieces of dark red twill woven wool cloth, fulled, with curly staple of sheep's wool visible on inside. Centre front opening, overlapping panel [22 cms wide] lined with orange tabby hand woven silk cloth; hangs below front hemline. Three different styles of floral brocaded cloth stitched to upper front and back of under-jacket; pleated under and at back of sleeve openings; polychrome silk yarns and silver-coloured metal wrapped threads used. Red wool flap covering shoulders piped with blue cotton (?) braiding.

An00416182 001 l

Place

Found In
Lhasa
Made In
Tibet

Time

Acquired In
1905
Made
1905, circa?
Period/Culture
Buddhist

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