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Caftan

after 1950 (radiocarbon date, 95% probability)
width across shoulders: 176.5 cm (69 1/2 in.); neck edge to hem: 127.5 cm (50 3/16 in.)
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Location: not on view

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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.
Caftan

Caftan

after 1950 (radiocarbon date, 95% probability)

Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period (945–1055)

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