This is an original 1950 black and white halftone print of a short-sleeved and fur lined kaftan that belonged to Beyazid II in the 16th century. A kaftan is like a mantle that is usually worn over indoor clothing. It is a deep violet color and the pattern consists of curved stems with large and small leaves found throughout the design.
This 61+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. Minor print defect - top. No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note that there are several small white dots that are printing defects. They are found throughout the black background.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 8 x 11.5 inches; 20 x 29 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Pattern, Textile, Leaf, Fabric