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Moroccan Caftan

Description

A turquoise silk caftan with gold embroidery.

Source

HCT.1988.382.2

Date

1870

Provenance

This caftan was a wedding gift for a Moroccan bride named Lalla Fatima Baradia. She was married in Fez, Morocco in 1875. Her wedding marked the first time that she was leaving her family. She went on to have 12 children, of which there were 11 girls and 1 boy.

Fiber/Fabric Information

Silk

Files

1988.382.2.jpg
1988.382.2(back).jpg

Citation

“Moroccan Caftan,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed November 20, 2017, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/4887.

Item Relations

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