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Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket

Price: $159.00

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Boteh, mango leaf, even Welsh pear—the pattern most commonly known as paisley in the West goes by many different names. This hand-loomed silk dupioni jacket is a classic cut that shows off the texture and play of light in the fabric. Dupioni is often woven with different colors in the warp and weft to create an iridescent effect. Features split sleeves that can be folded back. Fully lined. NGS Exclusive.


Made in India. 100% silk. Women’s sizes S (4-6), M (8-10), L (12-14), XL (16-18).


Dry clean.


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Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket
 
3.4

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

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    (3)

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    (3)

58%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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          • Was this a gift?:
          • No (10)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Beautiful jacket

        As much as I like this jacket, I am considering returning it because the teal color is much darker than what was pictured in the catalog and online. I would be interested in trying...Read complete review

        As much as I like this jacket, I am considering returning it because the teal color is much darker than what was pictured in the catalog and online. I would be interested in trying the red but I am afraid of what the true shade of red would be. If the company would allow free shipping for an exchange I would take the chance, but I don't want to pay for shipping back the article two times if I am not satisfied either time.

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        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        Wrong sizing

        If I can I would like to return but not sure I still have the packaging and paperwork. I wish it were available in a different (larger)size that was more consistent with US...Read complete review

        If I can I would like to return but not sure I still have the packaging and paperwork. I wish it were available in a different (larger)size that was more consistent with US sizing

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        5.0

        Lovely jacket

        By Skimpia

        from Buffalo, NY

        Pros

        • Great style
        • TIMELESS DESIGN

        Cons

        • Color Great But Not True

        Best Uses

        • Dressy evening
        • Office

        Comments about Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket:

        Love the color, but more jade than the color in the catalog. Striking look that can easily go from office to cocktail party

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Lovely gift

        By National Geographic supporter

        from Canada

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Beautiful Color
        • Casual or dressy
        • Nice For Any Season

        Cons

        • none

        Best Uses

        • CHURCH
        • Evening outing
        • Theatre

        Comments about Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket:

        This was a Christmas gift from my sister and I love it. In spite of other comments, the color is very close to that pictured, though subtle, and goes with any neutral outfit (black, white, taupe, grey). The fabric is rich and the embroidery beautifully decorative, though unobtrusive. I'll wear this for many years to come. I hope to get the red next.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Love the color... however...

        By J.

        from Denver

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Love the color
        • pretty jacket

        Cons

        • Not As Well Made As I Exp
        • Quality

        Best Uses

          Comments about Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket:

          Not as well made as I had expected.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          3.0

          The fit needs to fit

          By Jill

          from Tacoma, WA

          Verified Buyer

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                Comments about Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket:

                It's pretty, but the color is darker in person and it just doesn't match my shaper

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                My wife loved it!

                By Ed

                from Manassas, Va,

                Verified Buyer

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                      Comments about Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket:

                      Bought if for my wife's birthday...she loved it and got many compliments.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      DON'T BELIEVE CATALOG

                      By Ex customer

                      from Texas

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • None

                      Cons

                      • Color is not true

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket:

                        The color was not even close to the color shown in the catalog or the wed site. Will not buy any thing from National Geographic again.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        5.0

                        Beautiful Jacket

                        By Susan

                        from Saint Helena Island, SC

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable
                        • Soft material
                        • True to Fit

                        Cons

                        • no cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Casual
                        • evening wear
                        • wear with jeans

                        Comments about Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket:

                        Exceeded my Expectations. True to fit.
                        Dry Clean Only, no problem there.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        1.0

                        Wrong sizing

                        By None

                        from Evanston, IL

                        Pros

                        • Material And Style Were E

                        Cons

                        • Sizing was WAY off

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket:

                          If I can I would like to return but not sure I still have the packaging and paperwork. I wish it were available in a different (larger)size that was more consistent with US sizing

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

                          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          1.0

                          Not what it looks like

                          By Ex customer

                          from Texas

                          Verified Reviewer

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                                Comments about Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket:

                                Any simularity between the color shown in the catalog and the item received is purly coincidental. Of course,you can return it at your expence for a full refund less shipping and handling.

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No
                                 
                                4.0

                                Beautiful jacket

                                By pattycake

                                from Charlottesville, VA

                                Pros

                                • Beautiful embroidery
                                • Lovely Teal Green Color

                                Cons

                                • The Cut Could Be Better

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket:

                                  This really is a pretty jacket. The color is a teal green not aqua. It's light weight and a good length. My only negative is that the cut seems a bit sloppy across the shoulders in back. Maybe small shoulder pads will improve it, but if it happens to fit you perfectly, you'll be very pleased with this jacket.

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                                  • No

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