Safavid Silk Kaftan

Era: Safavid Period, Persia.
Date: 17th century A.D.
Material: Silk.
Possibly kept in The Armory (Oruzheynaya Palata), Russia.
Sources: [1], [2], [3].

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A caftan (from Persian خفتان xaftân) is a front-buttoned coat or overdress, usually reaching to the ankles, with long sleeves. It can be made of wool, cashmere, silk, or cotton. It may be worn with a sash. It is also commonly known as Khalat in Iran.