All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1124175 (stock #OWD-01)
Oklahoma Liquidation Station
We are very proud to offer a ladies 19C long anteri (robe) that is completely embroidered, with gold & silver colored threads, onto a dark silk lining. The gold threads are brass plated with 2% gold, which is usual. The original robes (Ottoman Empire 1200-1600) were made of solid gold threads but very few remain due to melting for the gold. This caftan represents an Islamic Turkish culture wedding costume. This rare & very sought after robe is exquisite & opulent...