The magnificent Qajar dress in the Louvre Museum of Paris

Furthermore, the dating of garments that have survived is often complicated by the fact that robes were sometimes recut and fine brocades reused after their initial use. Among the best represented survivals are men’s robes from all periods but especially the 17th century; sashes of the same period; and women’s jackets, as well as accesso­ries and jewelry for both sexes, of the 19th century