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kaftan 1979.112

Object Name: dress & kaftan

Place of Creation: Asia, India
Date: 1970-1973

Accession Number: 1979.112
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
Support
 
Technique
  • embroidering
Description

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.

Dimensions

Type: Bust
Height: 111 cm
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Type: Length
Height: 137
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