Object Name: dress & kaftan
Place of Creation: Asia, India
Accession Number: 1979.112
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Long kaftan dress in bright turquoise cotton with hood. Round neckline with centre front slit, front and back each cut in one straight piece with no shaping, 3/4-length straight sleeves. Cuffs, hood and front panel (following neckline) embroidered in Indian / Pakistani-style designs with tambour stitches in yellow, red, green and purple, hem with similar embroidery all around and triangular panel at centre front. Size large.
Height: 111 cm