Mustard handwoven art silk Turkmen dress with hand embroidered collar and cuffs. This is a very hardwearing heavy silk fabric for a hardworking rural tribal woman. It is rather luminous and beautiful in colour. This size would fit from a UK 12 to 18. US 8 to 16.
It is most probably mid 20th century in age. Wide selvedges were traditional features of these dresses.
Model is 5'6''
Bust fits up to a 46'' It is supposed to be loose so can fit smaller easily.
Length 50 ins