• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 606

    A YELLOW SILK CHYRPE, OR CEREMONIAL COAT

    TEKKE, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A YELLOW SILK CHYRPE, OR CEREMONIAL COAT
    TEKKE, 19TH CENTURY
    The yellow silk ground embroidered with carnations and tulips


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    Yellow chyrpes were worn by married women of the Tekke tribe

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