Queen of the Nile Caftan
Price (non-member): $75.00
Price (member): $67.50
Cleopatra might have loved this Queen of the Nile Caftan. The flattering style: flowing, dolman-sleeve design and gently gathered (elasticized) waist. The jewel-like colors: lapis, turquoise and gold. And the versatility: think hostess gown, lounger, swimsuit coverup. Fit for a queen! Imported. Rayon. Sideseam pockets. One size fits most.
Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt—a continuing exhibit at our National Museum of Natural History—sheds light on how ancient Egyptians lived, died and aspired to eternal life. The apparel, jewelry and gifts on these pages have been specially selected for their authentic representation of Egyptian history and their relationship to objects in our museum’s collections.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.