Kaftan made from light brown wool (96%). Shape based on a find from Birka (Sweden), 8th-9th cent. Made of two rectangles and with square-shaped wedges under the armpits and wedges on the sides. The cuffs, front are bordered with hand made embroidery with woolen threads. Size of embroidery in front 7 cm wide, 92 cm long. Size of embroidery on cuffs 7 cm wide, 28 cm long. The embroidery' motif come from Gosforth. Fabric has been washed before sewing. Inside stitches are machine, every visible stitches are made by hand. Thick wool.
Size: length of kaftan 115 cm, width 62 cm x 2, length of sleeves 61 cm, width of sleeves 15 cm.