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The Chapan or also called Khalat or Don was worn in central Asia by both women and men. The coats were perfect for the region with its hot summers and extremely cold winters. This Chapans inner lining is made out of cotton to protect against the cold. Bekasab or also called Bekasam Chapans are coats with striped fabric which has in older times chaining threads made out of silk and filling threads made out of cotton. The lilac edging was directly woven into into the piece, a process that is called „loop manipulation“. In any case the edging will protect its wearer against evil spirits. It is customery to give away Chalate as a token of respect. This piece is an fantastic example for the skills of the ikat masters from central asia.
III or IV quarter 20th century
Outer lining: Cotton
Inside: uzbek cotton print, handwoven trim and atlas ikat facing
Length: 1,12 m ; single width breast 60, from cuff to cuff 1,65