Actually, not to be too snarky, the Persian coats are
not called Yeleks. Yeleks are Ottoman:) The Persian
are called Ruyi Qaba for the coats, Ziri Qaba for the
underdress/coat, And Joba for the outer coat. These
are the names for the womens garments.
> A garment somewhat similar to the ghwazee coat, but
> actually found on 14-15th century Persians (instead
> of 19th century cootchie-cootchie dancers), is the
> Uncle Rashid has posted his excellent notes &
> diagrams on the yahoo group SCA_Persia in the files
> (iirc). While not all of the garments he is
> following are definitely before the 17th century, he
> at least tells from where he is getting his
> Has shirt, pants, vests, and coats
> Ann in CT
Sayyida Yamina al-Zahra'
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