Morning Coat from Kafr Tackreem

Syria traditional clothing dresses folk Yelek Qumbaz Weiss-Armush

This hand woven indigo linen coat from Kafr Tackreem, features purple silk embroidered cuffs, a triangular facing that can be worn pinned back so the reverse applique work shows, and many intricate rows of silk embroidery at the bodice. The skirt is cut much wider than in most other coats.

Kafr Tackreem is located in far northern Syria on the border with Turkey in Idlib province.