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Caftan, Resort Collection 2013

This is a Caftan. It was manufactured by Marchesa.

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 Resort Collection 2013. Its medium is silk chiffon with silk and metallic embroidery, jewel cabochons, sequins.

This caftan from Marchesa’s Resort Collection was featured in a Qatar Special Edition of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia in 2012, modeled by entrepreneur and global style-setter Sheikha Raya Al-Khalifa. Dividing her time between Doha, Qatar, and Palm Beach, Florida, she says: “I’m always a fan of fashion doing cross-cultural relations.”

It is credited Courtesy of Sheikha Raya Al-Khalifa.

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