Vintage Caftan, Black Velvet and Gold Embroidered, 1960s
Amazing vintage caftan, black silk velvet heavily hand embroidered with gold threads, circa 1960s
The black velvet kaftan is embroidered and embellished entirely by hand.
The kaftan features a traditional neckline, with side slits and gently fluted 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 style.
Across shoulders 16"
Sleeve length 19"
Centre back length 55.5"
Vintage condition, fully lined, lining has some discoloration as well as the velvet.
Kaftan trimmed with gold embroidery, last vacation meditation gown circa1960- 1970.
Similar caftan was worn by Elvis Presley, Jimmy Hendrix and Prince on stage.