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Moroccan Caftan Purple Velvet Embroidered with Gold Kaftan, circa 1970

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Elegant vintage designer Moroccan kaftan, purple violet color velvet embroidered with Turkish gold threads design all-over. This is an Ottoman style wedding gown with metallic embroidered. The workmanship is incredibly fine. The Bindalli henna dress is a garment made for special occasions such as weddings. Bindallis were worn by the bride, and her female family and friends. Marked by elaborate floral designs bindallis were decorated with dival embroidery, a technique in which metallic threads are applied to the ground fabric and stitched down rather than sewn into the fabric. Most bindallis were long gown dresses, worn with matching slippers. Elegant Moroccan Ottoman style caftan, velvet embroidered with Turkish gold threads design all-over. This chic Bohemian maroon velvet color maxi dress kaftan is embroidered and embellished with gold thread metallic designs. The kaftan features a traditional neckline, with side slits and embellished sleeves. It closes at the front with woven gold buttons and loops. In Morocco, fashion preserves its traditional style inherited from great civilizations that found their way to Northwest Africa, such as the ottomans and the turks. Moroccan fashion has been recognized for its style and has garnered a reputation, winning awards in international fashion shows throughout Europe. Marrakech Bohemian, Yves Saint Laurent, Fortuny style caftans. These long maxi dress robes kaftans are worn by men and women in the Middle East and Africa. Unisex will fit Medium to Large size. One of a kind evening Moroccan Middle Eastern gown. Vintage exotic 1970s maxi dress kaftan with gold trim hand-made in North Africa, Morocco. Gold hand knotted looped buttons running down the centre from the neckline to the hemline. Dress measurement flat: Shoulder: 16" (seam to seam) Sleeve: 20" (shoulder seam to cuff) Chest: 25.5" Hip: 26" Total length: 58" Handcrafted by Moroccan artist designer, this is a one of a kind caftan, inspired by the tales of princess of the Arabian Nights. The Kaftan is a long and wide tunic, collarless, long-sleeved, worn by man and women in Africa and the Middle East. The Moroccan kaftans inspired European and global designers as Yves Saint Laurent, Valentino, and many more who made the Moorish caftans famous in the 1960s and 1970s. Hand made in Morocco.
  • Style:
    Bohemian (In the Style Of)
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  • Period:
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    North Hollywood, CA
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: KFP211stDibs: LU2656215356612
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