Jun 25, 2007
Jun 25, 2007



after 1950 (radiocarbon date, 95% probability)

Silk: lampas weave

Width across shoulders: 176.5 cm (69 1/2 in.); neck edge to hem: 127.5 cm (50 3/16 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1985.59



This Buyid-style caftan is ornamented with a floral border down its front openings, hem, and cuffs. There are Kufic inscriptions around the neck opening, around and across the sleeves, and between the shoulders on the back.

See also
T - Islamic
Type of artwork: 

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