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The glorious blooms of this elegant Shalimar Caftan evoke the garden paradise, Shalimar Bagh, built in 1616 by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his beloved wife. Feminine details—hand-beaded neckline, dolman sleeves and a gently gathered drawstring waist—make it the perfect hostess gown or lounger. Sideseam pockets. 100% cotton. Imported. One size fits most.
Similar botanical prints are included in the Department of Botany in the National Museum of Natural History.
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