Ottoman Sirma Kaftan, An Exceptionally Fine Royal Wedding Robe of Red Velvet, Decorated With A Crown, The Ottoman Period, Probably Ankara –Turkey, Circa 1870s.
141 cm height.
48 cm width of the chest.
Very good, some wear and tear to the dress’s fabric.
For similar embroidered dress, please see
Historical Turkish women’s Clothing (Tarihi Turk Kadin Kiyafetleri), by Ozcan Tuzun, Istanbul, Turkey, 1986.
CONSTANTINOPLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
approx. 140 cm. long