Photographs © Tim Hamill
Man's Robe 13
84" -104" wide x 51" high
Created from strip-woven cotton cloth, these were joined, then embroidered in the traditional patterns such as "eight knives", and several other elements including the numerous eyelets called "a thousand ant holes". These garments would have been used for special occasions. They can be worn, the backs are decorated as well, or displayed by hanging.
This robe shows very intricate and heavily embroidered patterns and is in very good condition. It is 84" wide as photographed, but is cut fuller than most and measures 104" wide when stretched out at the bottom.
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