Elegant Moroccan Caftan Lime Green and Gold Metallic Floral Brocade
Elegant Moroccan caftan lime green and gold lame metallic floral brocade,
This is an exceptional example of Moroccan fashion design dating to the 1970s,
Handcrafted in Morocco and tailored for a relaxed fit with wide sleeves, It is made in the traditional form of a Moroccan caftan using metallic brocade fabric. It is trimmed in handcrafted “passementerie”. The neckline does up with ball shaped buttons and loops.
The body of the garment is loose fitting and flares to the bottom.
The sleeves are somewhat bell shaped with an open cuff that does up with metallic gold buttons. The fabric is a rich looking metallic thread blend brocade.
This long maxi dress kaftan is embroidered and embellished entirely by hand with detailing around neckline, shoulders and cuffs.
One of a kind evening Moroccan Middle Eastern gown.
The kaftan features a traditional neckline, embellished sleeves.
It is a slip on, the button does not open.
In Morocco, fashion preserves its traditional style inherited from great civilizations that found their way to Northwest Africa, such as the ottomans and the moors. 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 style.
Sizing: No size is indicated, but, being a loose fitting garment, this should fit a range of medium to large sizes - please rely on the following measurements for fit:
Shoulders: 15” across
Bust: 42” around
Waist: 44” around
Hips: 50” around
Hemline: 58” around
Length: 59”, measured flat
Condition: It is in very good condition with no wear, tear, stains or odors -
this caftan looks like it saw little use and was well stored over the years.
This is a beautiful example of 70s Moroccan fashion design - only now becoming more appreciated and sure to increase in value!
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