robe

Man's robe in woven handspun silk with horizontal stripes of blue, gold, white and maroon. The warp is also striped and just shows through, forming a check pattern, but the effect is of stripes as the colour of the warps is only faintly visible. The robe is padded with a white substance, which has a sheen and could also be silk, although a label attached indicates that it is kapok. It is lined with black cotton fabric, which is visible at the ends of the sleeves and hem where it has been padded to make a narrow black edge. The neck and lapels are in black silk, which is badly worn. There are also areas at the front and hem where the silk is worn through, and behind the neck.

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