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2012

  • Work on this object began.

2020

2022

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Caftan Dress, Turban, Necklace, And Shoes

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 a part of the department.

It is credited Courtesy of Melinda Looi.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Contemporary Muslim Fashions.

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