London, South Kensington
4 May 2001
An embroidered dress of ivory satin,
with full skirt and separate bodice with flared sleeves, each worked in couched gilt threads, tinsel and sequins with palmettes and flower sprays amongst scrolling foliage, trimmed with lace, (damages), Ottoman, 1870's
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This dress is in the European style favoured by the Turkish court of the 1870's.
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