Turkish Woman's Ensemble
Lady's antique long coat of rose silk taffeta with overall gold metallic thread hand -embroidery of floral sprays, leaves and sunbursts. Flower heads have hand-sewn sequinned centers. Mandarin collar, set in sleeves 36 long slender lined sleeves with 16 slits edged in gold metallic braid and flower and leaf drops. Fitted princess line with the matching gold metallic braid down either side continuing on to the hem line and on either side of the 36 side seam slits. Weights at the bottom. Lined in off-white cotton sateen with an inside pocket. Completely hand over-cast.
HCT.1988.248.8 & HCT.1955.2.1 & HCT.1955.242.2ab
1800-1899, 1900-1955, 1930-1950
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