A traditional festive costume from the village of Kozluören (in the Soma district, Balıkesir province).  Ethnic group: Tahtacı, Alevi Türkmen.  Recent pictures, 2014.

A traditional festive costume from the village of Kozluören (in the Soma district, Balıkesir province). Ethnic group: Tahtacı, Alevi Türkmen. Recent pictures, 2014.

Traditional bridal / festive village costume from the province of Bolu. 1925-1950. This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.

Traditional bridal / festive village costume from the province of Bolu. 1925-1950. This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.

Traditional festive costume from Trakya/Thrace. Turkish, c. 1925. The velvet ‘şalvar’ (baggy trousers), ‘yelek’ (bodice) & ‘cepken’ (long-sleeved vest) are adorned with ‘goldwork’ embroidery in ‘Rumeli’ style. (Costume Collection of the Bakırköy Halk Oyunları Derneği, Istanbul).

Traditional festive costume from Trakya/Thrace. Turkish, c. 1925. The velvet ‘şalvar’ (baggy trousers), ‘yelek’ (bodice) & ‘cepken’ (long-sleeved vest) are adorned with ‘goldwork’ embroidery in ‘Rumeli’ style. (Costume Collection of the Bakırköy Halk Oyunları Derneği, Istanbul).

Traditional bridal/festive costume from the province of Elazığ.  Clothing style: urban, ca. 1925.     This is a workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.

Traditional bridal/festive costume from the province of Elazığ. Clothing style: urban, ca. 1925. This is a workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.

Traditional costume of the 'Kırım Tatarları' (Tatars from Crimea). Style: early 20th century. This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups. Large groups of Tatar fled Crimea during the 19th century and settled in Turkey (e.g. in the province of Eskişehir, where they hold large and much attended Tatar gatherings/festivals each year).

Traditional costume of the 'Kırım Tatarları' (Tatars from Crimea). Style: early 20th century. This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups. Large groups of Tatar fled Crimea during the 19th century and settled in Turkey (e.g. in the province of Eskişehir, where they hold large and much attended Tatar gatherings/festivals each year).

Traditional costumes of the 'Kırım Tatarları' (Tatars from Crimea).  Style: early 20th century. These are recent workshop-made copies, as worn by folk dance groups.  Large groups of Tatar fled Crimea during the 19th century and settled in Turkey (e.g. in the province of Eskişehir, where they hold large and much attended Tatar gatherings/festivals each year).

Traditional costumes of the 'Kırım Tatarları' (Tatars from Crimea). Style: early 20th century. These are recent workshop-made copies, as worn by folk dance groups. Large groups of Tatar fled Crimea during the 19th century and settled in Turkey (e.g. in the province of Eskişehir, where they hold large and much attended Tatar gatherings/festivals each year).

A traditional festive costume from the Van province.  Clothing style: Kurdish, 1950-1975.  This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.

A traditional festive costume from the Van province. Clothing style: Kurdish, 1950-1975. This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.

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