Woman’s Traditional Hand Block Printed Jacket with Boteh: First Half C19th Asia
A traditional woman’s tailored jacket, with flared hips and tapering sleeves that extend beyond the wrist.
Made from a buttermilk coloured glazed cotton chintz printed with boteh and floral designs, echoing those found in Kashmir shawls. The jacket is lined in a block printed loose weave loomed cotton, possibly from Russia.
44cm (across front)
69cm (sleeve length)
59.5cm (nape neck to hem)