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Jacket, woman's


Jacket, woman’s, silk, decorated with contrasting black and gold panels of embroidery and screen-printed calligraphy: 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

Physical description

Loose, collarless jacket with a V-neckline created by the right side overlapping the left at the front when closed; right front edged with a band of cross-hatched quilting which is also used along the bottom of the jacket and on the sleeves; screen-printed Persian calligraphy in black nastaliq against gold background; machine embroidery in gold on black fabric and with sequins referencing embroidery style of golabtun duzi; inscription on left sleeve is from a poem by Hafez, whilst the other inscriptions are from a long narrative poem by Ferdowsi; label in neck (for both see Inscriptions|Markings)


Edinburgh Iranian Festival

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