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.
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