Mini silk velvet caftan, with pretty embroideries on the front and at the neckline. Worked with silvered Sfifa and “Aakads” buttons.
The caftan is undoubtedly the ultimate traditional female garment. It is one of the components of the Moroccan dress heritage both in its uniqueness, originality, and variety of cuts, work quality and finish. Cut in velvet, silk or brocade, it is often richly embroidered in gold thread, silver or silk thread.
The caftan has taken another dimension internationally through parades organized by the Moroccan designers abroad or foreign designers inspired by Moroccan culture. The art of the caftan has developed strongly and creators make it travels abroad a lot. Indeed, the Moroccan caftan now inspires the most renowned designers of the Western world. It is worn on special occasions and fascinates more and more.
The appellation ‘Takchita’ is used for caftans that have 2 pieces carried on one another, usually each one of different material. Now, the takchita may have several different pieces (3 or even 4).