cloak; textile; Kaftan

Full length red felted textile cloak ('kaftan') with central opening and sleeves sewn together from 11 sections to create the flaring shape. The front edges and shoulders are decorated with a woven gold-coloured ribbon, gold-coloured and black plied and braided thread, couched curvilinear motifs in gold-and silver-coloured metal-wrapped thread, and a pale blue oval section of tabby woven textile. The rows of drop-shaped buttons covered with braided gold-coloured thread are merely decorative. On the inside the edges are reinforced with a pale blue tabby woven cotton textile. The decorated area is reinforced with a darker blue tabby woven textile.

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