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Woman's costume in three parts (blouse, skirt, and scarf)

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Off-white silk embroidered in chain stitch with yellow wool threads widely wrapped with gilt metal (possibly silver), and pink and blue wool threads widely wrapped with silver used in some blossom centers; floral sprig motifs and star-and-crescent motifs throughout. More elaborate floral...

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Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

Turkish, Second half of the 19th century

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Center back: 57.5 cm (22 5/8 in.)

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Silk plain weave, embroidered with metallic threads


Textiles and Fashion Arts