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Caftan

Long beige sleeveless caftan with blue, yellow, and pink stripes. Self-fabric string belt sewn onto both sides of the dress near the waist and ties in the front. High, round neckline has sewn-on gold ribbon trim that extends down from the neckline past the waist - forming a henley collar with...

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Provenance

2012, sold by Palm Beach Vintage, Palm Beach, FL to Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, about 1970

Dimensions

Center back: 137.2 cm (54 in.)

Accession Number

2013.269

Medium or Technique

Silk and wool? plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes