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Very large man’s ‘şalvar’ (baggy trousers). Late-Ottoman era, Marmara region (west of Bursa), first quarter 20th century. Adorned with ‘goldwork’ (metallic thread) embroidery in ‘kordon tutturma technique’ (= applied cord). (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium). (SOLD to the ‘Etnografisch Museum, Antwerpen’, as part of a full costume).
Lace, linen cutwork, 16th century, Italian. Metropolitan Museum of Art accession no. 23.48.2
Claude Vuille, expertise for auction of antique laces. Rare Aemilia Ars needle lace with coat of arms of the Orsini Malvezzi family, Punto in Aria, Italy, Bologna, beginning of the 20th cent, created from a model of Passerotti published in 1591.
An embroidered long-sleeved vest (called 'cepken') from the central district of the Sakarya (Adapazarı) province. Part of the traditional bridal/festive ensemble, together with a matching 'şalvar' (baggy trousers). Made ca. 1950. Adorned with silver thread embroidery on silk (‘Maraş işi'-technique), minuscule silvery spirals and small metal sequins. (Inv.n° cep034 - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).
Length of Lace Italy, 1600-1650 Textiles; textile lengths Linen reticello needle lace 30 x 5 1/2 in. (76.2 x 13.97 cm)
Length of Lace Italy, late 16th to early 17th century
Albania, woman's sleeveless coat, red wool w/ elaborate gold metallic embroidery & gilt trim, printed cotton lining, 19th c