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Women's trousers

Turkish
Probably 19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

74.5 x 88.5 cm (29 5/16 x 34 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.617

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of women’s trousers. Sheer tabby-woven linen, elaborately cut to form wide trousers. Outside of each leg shows powder of small leafy sprigs embroidered with lavender, salmon, green and yellow silks, and gold yarn, in stem and satin stitches. Narrow pink and gold border along edge of leg beneath sprigs. Silks faded; gold yarns tarnished and worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian