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Costume Ideas: Middle-Eastern

Costume Ideas: Middle-Eastern

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Caftan (Coat) Covered with Syrian Silk Showing Senmurvs (Fabulous Monsters) 9th century Moshchevaya Balka Burial Ground Silk L 140 cm The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia Early medieval culture of the Adygo-Alanian tribes.

Persian layers

Back view - Caftan sewn from a lampas-woven textile, silk with gilded lamella of animal substrate Eastern Islamic world or China; 1st half of 14th century H: 130; W. incl. both sleeves: 195 cm

The David Collection - Textiles, Carpets, and Leather

16th century Safavid Persian ensemble out of printed line, and red dupioni silk (in a period pattern)

Caterina Cornaro (d.1510), Queen of Cyprus by Titian(follower of) Oil on panel, 55.5 x 42.5 cm Collection: National Trust

Silk Kaftan, 16th century, Topkapi Palace Museum Made from a single piece of kemha (brocaded silk) without repeats, this mid-16th-century kaftan, probably worn by a son of Süleyman the Magnificent, is unique in its rich palette and marks the peak of textile weaving. The black-green ground is filled with a riot of saz leaves, pomegranates, rosettes and peonies, recalling Iznik tiles in the Topkapı Palace’s Circumcision Chamber, which dates from 1520, and manuscripts of the same era

A Young Man Offering a Cup of Wine to a Girl • Persian, Safavid, 16th century possibly Herat, Afghanistan or Iran DIMENSIONS Overall: 33.8 x 23.9 cm (13 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.) Image: 20.8 x 15.1 cm (8 3/16 x 5 15/16 in.) MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE Album leaf; painting and calligraphy on paper CLASSIFICATION Books and manuscripts TYPE Album page ACCESSION NUMBER 14.595 NOT ON VIEW A young man offering a cup of wine to a girl. Possibly by Muhammadi.

"People in India wore mostly cotton clothing. India was the first place where cotton was grown, even as early as 2500 BC in the Harappan period."

Indian Clothing - Ancient India for Kids!

Standing woman, in Turkish costume, with dark coat, see-through skirt and baggy breeches embroidered with flowers; in the background, a view of Constantinople; after La Chapelle. c.1648 Etching


Mughal Miniature Painting Depicting a Lady Standing by a Tree in Blossom

finished legs

Cap Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, probably sultinate of Nasir al-Din Muhammed, 1293-1341 Medium: lampas weave, silk Accession No.: 1985.5

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Ottoman - Turkish national costumes - Forum "Eurasian historical server"

турецкие национальные костюмы - Искусство Центральной Азии

persian garb- good pictures

persian dancer with scarves - The miniature can be found in the Fitzwilliam Museum. Done in 1560, it’s height is 186 mm and width is 112 mm. It was done in the Bukhara school, created under Abd al-Aziz Khan in the Khanate of Bukhara

Nice coat and striped pants

Persian Joba-unfastened

Moroccan Berber Amazigh Woman

15th century Turkish Women's Clothing

15th century Turkish Women's Clothing

georgious ancient Persian shoes

This infographic of the completed Arnegunde Project


The Reign of Queen Caterina Cornaro of Cyprus:

reenactment done well