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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
 
3.6

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

61%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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No Pros

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Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (16)

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

 

WOW but woe

I ordered this jacket in 2 sizes (my usual size and one larger) because I wanted to be sure to get the best fit. Sadly, neither jacket worked for me and I returned...Read complete review

I ordered this jacket in 2 sizes (my usual size and one larger) because I wanted to be sure to get the best fit. Sadly, neither jacket worked for me and I returned both of them. The two sizes were virtually identical; the drape was different from one side of the front to the other; the sleeves were extremely long; and the front flaps/seams were not as pictured. The fabric was fabulous and the color was luscious;I actually took the jacket to a seamstress to see if it could be altered to fit.

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5.0

Beautiful! Well crafted! Love it!

By Silk jacket

from California

Pros

  • Travels Well

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Conferences
    • Dinner
    • Work

    Comments about Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket:

    Work and social dinners
    Conference, etc

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Fabulous silk jacket

    By Tutu

    from Honolulu

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fits Well Easy To Match

    Cons

    • Requires Professional Cle

    Best Uses

      Comments about Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket:

      I use this to attend symphony, opera and other 'dressy' venues. Honolulu is not a dress-up place, but at times, we do! This jacket is easy to wear over a dress or slacks, and it fits well. So far, nothing not great about it.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Item is really nice fits well

      By Sarah

      from Wasilla, AK

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Nice Material And Fits

      Cons

      • Sleeves Too Large

      Best Uses

      • Formal outings

      Comments about Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket:

      Really like the product the only thing I really did not like was the size of the arms the seem to be way to large.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Boteh Silk Jacket color too dark

      By harl

      from Virginia

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket:

            The picture of the teal colored jacket was exactly what I wanted. The one that arrived said it was teal, but looked nothing like the picture. More like a very dark green. Called NG to discuss a return and they graciously offered to send a pre-paid mailer. Don't have it yet, but I appreciate the service.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Definite Plus to My Wardrobe

            By Terry

            from New York City

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Beautiful Color
            • Beautiful Coloras Pictur
            • Fit well
            • Lovely fabric

            Cons

            • none

            Best Uses

            • To dress up an outfit

            Comments about Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket:

            To dress up an outfit
            Comfort

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            WOW but woe

            By Beau Deb

            from Vermont

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Gorgeous fabric
            • Luscious Teal Color

            Cons

            • Sizing inconsistent
            • Uneven hem
            • Very long sleeves

            Best Uses

            • None Alas
            • None Sigh

            Comments about Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket:

            I ordered this jacket in 2 sizes (my usual size and one larger) because I wanted to be sure to get the best fit. Sadly, neither jacket worked for me and I returned both of them. The two sizes were virtually identical; the drape was different from one side of the front to the other; the sleeves were extremely long; and the front flaps/seams were not as pictured. The fabric was fabulous and the color was luscious;I actually took the jacket to a seamstress to see if it could be altered to fit.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            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

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            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

            (3 of 3 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

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    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

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