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Boteh Embroidered Silk Jacket

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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
 
3.3

(based on 15 reviews)

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53%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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          • Was this a gift?:
          • No (13)

        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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        2.0

        Boteh Silk Jacket color too dark

        By harl

        from Virginia

        Verified Reviewer

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              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

              (1 of 1 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
               
              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

                            (1 of 2 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

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