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Chepri Coat of Red Velvet, Turkmenistan, early 20th Century. Photo AUCTIONATA

Red velvet. Embellished with embroidery and cotton applications. Cotton and silk lining. Back length: 150 cm, width at hem: 95 cm. Good condition. Estimation : 400 € / 500 €

Provenance: Important Austrian private collection

The ‘chepri’ is a traditional coat of the Turkmen. The present one is made of red velvet and decorated with white embroidery. The edges are seamed with cotton strips with flower patterns. The coat is lined with cotton and silk fabrics. The piece is in good condition, showing slight wear marks. The back length is 150 cm, and the width at the hem is 95 cm.

AUCTIONATA, BERLIN. Art Islamique.le 03 Mai 2014 à 6:00 pm CET. FRANKLINSTRASSE 13, 4. STOCK,D-10587 BERLIN. Tel. +49 30 9832 0221