‘Bindallı entari’: wedding dress, from Edirne.  Late-Ottoman, urban style, early 20th century. Belonged to a Jewish family.  Goldwork on velvet.  Embroidery technique: ‘sarma’ / ‘Maraş işi’.  (Israel Museum, Jerusalem).

‘Bindallı entari’: wedding dress, from Edirne. Lat e-Ottoman, urban style, early century. Belonged to a Jewish family. Goldwork on velvet.

16th century Ottoman, talismanic shirt made from fine linen decorated with various suras and verses from the Koran, together with magical letters and numbers used in forecasting the future.

century Ottoman, talismanic shirt made from fine linen decorated with various suras and verses from the Koran, together with magical letters and numbers used in forecasting the future.

Ottoman Clothing And Garments, Caftan

Ottoman Clothing And Garments, Caftan Ottoman period, second half of the century.

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Islamic Tiles, Ottoman Ideas, Kaftan, Sufi, Ceramic Art, Magnolia, Ottomans, Kimonos, All

Kaftan of red silk with appliqued gold cintamani crescents and tulips, most likely early 17th c., Topkapi Serai Museum, Istanbul, Turkey (back)

Kaftan of red silk with appliqued gold crescents and tulips. Çintamani is an Ottoman decorative motif that appears in textiles and tiles. It can be composed of a group of three circles arranged in a triangle. Or it can be a pair of wavy lines.

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