ottoman turkish robe • silk, cotton and metal • mid 19th Century
Robe, turkish, back
1840 c. Antique Turkish Textile. A Woman's Kaftan worn at Court. The purple silk velvet is embroidered with gold thread strip and sequins in dival work and in stem stitch. The pattern is 'Shah's pleasure'.
Embroidered caftan, Turkish, 19th century. Bathrobes are so passe.