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Woman's wedding outfit Place of origin: Turkey (made) Date: ca. 1900 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Woven silk, embroidered with metal thread and sequins V museum

‘Tılsımlı Gömlek / Talismaic shirt’. Collarless shirt made of white, tightly-woven and thin linen. Decorated with various suras and verses from the Koran, together with magical letters and numbers used in forecasting the future. Ottoman, ca. 16th century.