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Abaya And Scarf

This is a Abaya and scarf. It was designed by Dolce & Gabbana.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco as part of Contemporary Muslim Fashions.

It is dated 2016. Its medium is silk and lace. It is a part of the department.


In 2016, luxury fashion house Dolce & Gabbana offered its first line of modest fashion, reflecting a larger trend of Western designers responding to the demands of Muslim consumers. The collection exclusively featured abayas, including this one, worn by Saudi businesswoman and former Vogue Arabia editor Her Highness Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz.

It is credited Courtesy of Her Highness Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Contemporary Muslim Fashions.

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