A traditional festive (‘summer’) costume from the Konya province.  Late-Ottoman urban fashion, end of 19th century.  With an ‘üçetek’ (robe with three panels) and an ‘arkalık’ (triangular waistcloth) in silk discontinuous (‘broché’) brocade.  They date, as well as the jewelry, from 1875-1900, or earlier.  (Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

nice nice A traditional festive (‘summer’) costume from the Konya province.

Late-Ottoman 'kartal kollu cepken' (jacket with eagle sleeves; also called: ‘yaprak kollu’ = leaf sleeves), for men. ‘Goldwork’ (metallic thread) and black silk embroidery on combing wool.  Ca. 1900; bought in Istanbul, but the place of origin is uncertain.  (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).  (SOLD to the ‘Etnografisch Museum, Antwerpen’, as part of a full costume).

Late-Ottoman 'kartal kollu cepken' (jacket with eagle sleeves; also called as: yaprak kollu =leaf sleeves) for men, ca. ‘Goldwork’ (metallic thread) and black silk embroidery on combing wool from Istanbul. At The Etnografisch Museum, Antwerpen, Belgium.

Central Asia | Portrait of an Armenian couple wearing traditional clothes, Armenia | © Atelier Marshalyan

Portrait of an Armenian couple wearing traditional clothes, Armenia - Atelier Marshalyan

Costume of a bodyguard/coachman. Istanbul, c. 1900. Silk shirt and bodice; embroidered large trousers and jacket ‘with eagle sleeves’ (metallic thread & black silk on combing wool); red silk ‘kuşak’ (belt); woollen ‘carpana kemer’ (card woven waist band); leather ‘postal’ boots; silver: ‘kama’ (Caucasian straight dagger), ‘köstek sallaması’ (watch chain with plaquette) and ‘pazubent’ (amulet-armband). (Kavak Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium). (SOLD to the ‘Etnografisch Museum…

Costume of a Silk shirt&bodice; embroidered large trousers&jacket ‘with eagle sleeves’;

Armenian costume of a young man. Late-Ottoman era, end of 19th century, from the region of Van. Collected in 1916. (The Russian Museum of Ethnography, St.Petersburg).

Armenian costume of a young man. Late-Ottoman era, end of century, from the region of Van. Collected in (The Russian Museum of Ethnography, St.

Traditional festive costume from the Olti/Oltu region (North of Erzurum province).  Armenian (well-to-do), early 20th century.  The woven belt attached to the apron bears the date ‘1903’. (Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

Traditional festive costume from the Olti/Oltu region (North of Erzurum province). Armenian (well-to-do), early century. The woven belt attached to the apron bears the date (Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

Kurds.  Late-Ottoman era, end of 19th century.

[Untitled], One of 274 Vintage Photographs Medium: Photograph Dates: late century Dynasty: Qajar

Late-Ottoman 'kartal kollu cepken' (jacket with eagle sleeves; also called: ‘yaprak kollu’ = leaf sleeves), for men. Also called: ‘camedan’. Gold thread embroidery on combing wool. 19th century.

Late-Ottoman 'kartal kollu cepken' (jacket with eagle sleeves; also called: ‘yaprak kollu’ = leaf sleeves), for men. Gold thread embroidery on combing wool.

1873 photogravure. (1) Christian woman villager of Chania; (2) Christian villager of Chania; (3) resident of Sphakia. from the province of Crète, Ottoman Empire by Pascal Sabah bestpictresof

Photogravure, Christian woman villager of Chania; Christian villager of Chania; resident of Sphakia. from the province of Crète, Ottoman Empire by Pascal Sabah

A traditional Armenian costume from the village of Çatak/Shatakh, in the Van province. Early 20h century.  Collected in 1916. (The Russian Museum of Ethnography, St.Petersburg).

A traditional Armenian costume from the village of Çatak/Shatakh, in the Van province. Collected in (The Russian Museum of Ethnography, St.

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