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Jacket

Vest

Turkish
late 19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

Center back: 35.6 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number

67.1176

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroided with metal threads and glass beads, silk satin lining

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s short and sleeveless. White wool, embroidered with gilt and silver yarns couched to the ground. Design includes borders on all sides and a bilaterally symmetrical pattern of scrolling forms in the central areas. Front opening edges decorated with small balls covered with gilt yarn. Lined with gold-colored satin.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb