Beautiful All Hand Crafted, Royal Blue Wool Dress Coat (Dishdashay) Adorned With Delicate Gold Threading Embroidery of Intricate Arabic Design Pattern.  Just Gorgeous!

Beautiful All Hand Crafted, Royal Blue Wool Dress Coat (Dishdashay) Adorned With Delicate Gold Threading Embroidery of Intricate Arabic Design Pattern. Just Gorgeous!

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Men's Costume of Crna Gora, Црна Гора. Montenegro, The Black Mountain

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Men's Costume of Crna Gora, Црна Гора. Montenegro, The Black Mountain

Traditional embroidered women’s ‘cepken’ (long-sleeved vest) from the Havran district (in the western part of the Balıkesir province).  Locally called ‘çuha’.   Early 20th century.  Design: ‘armutlu’ (= with pear-motif).  ‘Silver’ metal thread on velvet; embroidery technique: ‘kordon tutturma’ (applied cord).  (Source: Tekin Uludoğan, Balıkesir).

Traditional embroidered women’s ‘cepken’ (long-sleeved vest) from the Havran district (in the western part of the Balıkesir province). Locally called ‘çuha’. Early 20th century. Design: ‘armutlu’ (= with pear-motif). ‘Silver’ metal thread on velvet; embroidery technique: ‘kordon tutturma’ (applied cord). (Source: Tekin Uludoğan, Balıkesir).

Rich embroidery of gold and solid color insets to resemble gems. Times were good in the early 20th century before the 1929 stock market crash.

Rich embroidery of gold and solid color insets to resemble gems. Times were good in the early 20th century before the 1929 stock market crash.

The careful placement and execution of motifs on this sleeveless coat are an example of fine workmanship. The use of solid color insets within the gold couched forms adds a gem-like quality to an extravagant surface

The careful placement and execution of motifs on this sleeveless coat are an example of fine workmanship. The use of solid color insets within the gold couched forms adds a gem-like quality to an extravagant surface

Child Description Costume parts of a child’s fustanella costume made of red velvet with applied gold cord embroidery, sleeved and sleeveless jackets and leggings. Size Date Late c.

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