Decorative Antique Turkmen Chapan Coat Robe: C20th Turkmenistan
An interesting and unique striped cotton chapan or coat, covered with thousands of embossed gilt metal (coin) discs. The coat dates from the first half of the 20th century and comes from Turkmenistan.
The impression you would have got when the coat caught the sunlight would have been quite spectacular.
across chest front: 63cm
edge of sleeve to edge of sleeve: 98cm