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Jacket, woman's


Jacket, woman's, of raw cotton, with embroidery (pateh dūzī) on front and back: West Asia, Iran, Tehran, by Zarir, c. 2014

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name

Jacket, woman's

Production information

Modabber, Rana, 2002 - 2015 (fl.), Designer
Tehran, Iran, West Asia
Sharifabadi, Ghazal Torki, 2002 - 2015 (fl.), Designer
Tehran, Iran, West Asia


c. 2014

Style / Culture



Silk, Cotton, Wool

Physical description

Loose, collarless jacket, with lapels; the jacket is made from undyed raw cotton; with a triangular shaped back and straight front; along the sleeves and the bottom front pateh dūzī embroidery framed by stripes of green silk; on the back a large flowering tree embroidered in multiple colours, the tree is growing from a small pot; similar borders as front along the triangular sides; a green silk stripe running along the top of the embroidery panel on the back.


Edinburgh Iranian Festival


Voigt, Friederike. “’A place where eternally blossoming roses grow’: The garden in Iranian textiles”, Journal of the Oriental Rug and Textile Society, 4 (2), Summer 2021, pp. 4-9 and fig. 12.

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