This ornate Turkmen childs tunic is richly decorated on both sides. Its use is mainly for special occasions.
The base is multi color patchwork of fabrics, and is patterned with stamped metal plates, cowrie shells, silver, black and gold tassels, and a beaded strip, plus two beaded rounds - Guls- on the front and back
It is 12 inches across the center, and flares slightly to the hem. It is 18 inches in length from shoulder to hem.
It is unlined, and unhemmed.