This object is currently on display in room 302 as part of Contemporary Muslim Fashions. There is one other image of this object. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

2012

  • Work on this object began.

2019

2020

Caftan Dress, Turban, Necklace, And Shoes, Sunset in Africa Collection, 2012

This is a Caftan dress, turban, necklace, and shoes. It was designed by Melinda Looi and manufactured by Zahara Binti Ahmad Osman and made for Melinda Looi.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco as part of Contemporary Muslim Fashions.

It is dated Sunset in Africa Collection, 2012. Its medium is silk chiffon batik, beadwork, crystals, lace, silk tassels, tulle, metal, pearls, leather.

It is credited Courtesy of Melinda Looi.

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