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'Bindallı entari’ (festive/ceremonial robe). Central Anatolia, Turkey. ca. 1925

Traditional festive/ceremonial robe in late-Ottoman style, called ‘bindallı entari’ (= robe, adorned with goldwork in ‘Maraş işi’ technique). From Central Anatolia, ca. 1925. Golden metal thread and metallic sequins on velvet. Purchased in Ankara, in 1994. (Inv.n° bin002 - Kavak Costume Collection -Antwerpen/Belgium).

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Comment by Thelma on September 19, 2016 at 13:21

This is gorgeous, Jean-Marie. I hope the hours of work that it took to embroider the gown were appreciated.

Comment by Betty on September 18, 2016 at 18:03

Gorgeous robe!

Comment by Jean-Marie Criel on September 12, 2016 at 23:06

A close-up of the largest motif (a vase or basket with flowers).



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