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A traditional bridal costume from the Karakeçeli (Yörük) villages of the Keles district (south of Bursa).  Late-Ottoman urban style, with ‘goldwork’ (silvery metal thread) embroidered robe & vest, ca. mid-20th century.  (Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

A traditional bridal costume from the Karakeçeli (Yörük) villages of the Keles district (south of Bursa). Late-Ottoman urban style, with ‘goldwork’ (silvery metal thread) embroidered robe & vest, ca. mid-20th century. (Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

Traditional festive costume of the Alevi villages west of Edremit (Balıkesir province).  Mid-20th century.  Ethnic group: Tahtacı, Alevi Türkmen.  (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

Traditional festive costume of the Alevi villages west of Edremit (Balıkesir province).

Traditional festive costume from the villages of Ilısu Köyü and Karayakup Köyü (in the Göynücek district, southwest of Amasya). Mid-20th century. Ethnic Group: Yörük. This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups. I pinned these pictures from Mr. Kenichi Higa.

Traditional festive village costume from the Amasya province. This version is a recent atelier-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.