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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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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

Turkish, Second half of the 19th century

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

67.1175a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, embroidered with metallic threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes