Embroidered 'yastık' (cushion cover). Late-Ottoman, 1850-1900. 'Goldwork' (Maraş işi) on velvet. Additional: small metallic sequins and metallic spiral threads in gold and silver.

Late-Ottoman, 'Goldwork' (Maraş işi) on velvet. Additional: small metallic sequins and metallic spiral threads in gold and silver.

The back of a ‘bindallı entari’ (traditional bridal / festive woman’s dress). Adorned with goldwork in ‘sarma’ / ‘Maraş işi’ technique. The larger segments are raised, by working the goldwork embroidery over a card (board) foundation. Late-Ottoman, urban, circa 1850. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).

Robe Date: century Culture: Turkish Medium: cotton, metallic thread Dimensions: Length at CB: 57 in.

Bindalli entari, late 19th century. Goldwork on velvet. Sadberk Hanim Müzesi.

Bindalli entari, late 19th century. Goldwork on velvet. Sadberk Hanim Müzesi.

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Turkish Art, String Art, Batik, Kimono, Route, Notebook, Fabric, Kimonos

Bindallı

Traditional wedding dress ('bindallı entari'), from Bilecik. Urban fashion, first half century.

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