Evening shirtDate: 1910–30 Culture: French Medium: linen, cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 37 in. (94 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Irma A. Bloomingdale, 1976 Accession Number: 1976.390.42 metmuseum.org

Evening shirtDate: 1910–30 Culture: French Medium: linen, cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 37 in. (94 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Irma A. Bloomingdale, 1976 Accession Number: 1976.390.42 metmuseum.org

SuitDate: 1918–20 Culture: American Medium: wool Dimensions: Length (a): 32 1/4 in. (81.9 cm) Length (b): 39 in. (99.1 cm) Credit Line: Gift of The New York Historical Society, 1979 Accession Number: 1979.346.11a, b metmuseum.org

SuitDate: 1918–20 Culture: American Medium: wool Dimensions: Length (a): 32 1/4 in. (81.9 cm) Length (b): 39 in. (99.1 cm) Credit Line: Gift of The New York Historical Society, 1979 Accession Number: 1979.346.11a, b metmuseum.org

Past Patterns: #8225: Men's and Boy's Outing or Negligee Shirt: Circa 1920

Past Patterns: #8225: Men's and Boy's Outing or Negligee Shirt: Circa 1920

Evening dress Date: 1918–20 Culture: American Medium: Silk, beads Accession Number: 2009.300.7400

Evening dress Date: 1918–20 Culture: American Medium: Silk, beads Accession Number: 2009.300.7400

Türkmen woman with completed headdress - Wish there was a full-on back of the headscarf.  Looks like there are tassels there?

Türkmen woman with completed headdress - Wish there was a full-on back of the headscarf. Looks like there are tassels there?

Traditional festive costume from the Silivri district (West of Istanbul, Trakya/Thrace).  Turkish, 1900-1925.  The velvet ‘cepken’ (long-sleeved vest) & ‘şalvar’ (baggy trousers) are adorned with ‘goldwork’ embroidery in ‘Maraş işi’-technique.  The circular sunflower-like motif on the vest bears a star & crescent design (= Turkish flag) in its center.  (Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

Traditional festive costume from the Silivri district (West of Istanbul, Trakya/Thrace). Turkish, 1900-1925. The velvet ‘cepken’ (long-sleeved vest) & ‘şalvar’ (baggy trousers) are adorned with ‘goldwork’ embroidery in ‘Maraş işi’-technique. The circular sunflower-like motif on the vest bears a star & crescent design (= Turkish flag) in its center. (Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

A traditional daily costume from the Tokat province.  Rural, mid-20th century.  Ethnic group: Alevi Türkmen.

A traditional daily costume from the Tokat province. Rural, mid-20th century. Ethnic group: Alevi Türkmen.

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