The Kaftan was brought to Morocco by Persian and Ottoman peoples in the 16th century. It was and still is an urban garment.
This kaftan comes from the estate of Doris Duke, an heiress famous for her exotic taste.Its ground is a pale blue, edged with a yellow-gold silk trim. It is decorated with embroidered vertical rows of vine-like florals in pink silk and gold metallic thread. It is lined with pink silk.
Circa: 20th Century
Material: Silk and Metallic Thread
Condition: Good, minor stains to ground
Dimensions: 55" W x 54" L
Inventory number: WR4027