Unisex Vintage Turkmen handmade caftan central asian ethnic tribal Robe clothes coat. An authentic and ancestral garment in the turkmen tradition, worn by people of the Central Asian steppes. The shape is unchanged since 2000BC.Each garment is unique and handmade in turkmenistan. Stunning piece of art, beautiful embroidery work, outer in silk and cotton. The turkmen Caftan is a traditional garment originally worn by the men and woman in Central Asia, including Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kirghizstan. Records from 2000BC show that it was worn as a cape without the sleeves. Those were only worn as a sign of respect in the presence of the king. Through history it has been established that the caftan is typical of people from the Central Asian steppes.
It represents the value attributed to its wearer, from the poorest to the most prestigious. As the borders between neighbouring countries were open to cultural exchanges, we find a pool of expertise from the Uzbek, Turkmen, Afghan, Kazakh, Tadjik, Pashtun, Hazara traditions reflected in the different costumes. There are variations in shape, choice of materials and techniques used. In addition, we find different colours and materials (gold, silk, cotton, wool and vegetable dyes) that represent social function, age and social status of the wearer.The item "Turkmen kaftan turkoman robe clothes costume vintage ethnic asian jacket" is in sale since Sunday, January 17, 2021. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Women\Women's Clothing\Coats, Jackets & Vests". The seller is "akcaturkmen" and is located in istanbul, default. This item can be shipped worldwide.