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JUBBAH OR COAT. Brocaded silk and cotton, in stripes of various colours and silver thread; binding of silk and gold thread at seams and edge. From Cairo. Saracenic (of Syria). L. 4 ft. 1 in. L. of hem of skirt 5 ft. 10 in. Bought (St. Maurice Collⁿ), 3l.
Description taken from ‘List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1884’. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1885. p. 96
Length: 49 in, Length: 70 in Length of the hem of the skirt
Object history note
Bought from the collection of Gaston de St Maurice (1831-1905) in 1884.
A Jubbah, or coat, made from brocaded silk and cotton in coloured stripes. Stitched with gold and silver threads.
Silk brocade; Cotton; Silver thread; Gold thread
Middle East Section