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A short black velvet, corded gold-embroidered, red cotton-lined vest with sleeves

Ottoman Empire, Balkan, circa 1900

L. 44 cm
W. 129 cm (with stretched out arms)

Gold embroidery on velvet and other silks was omnipresent in the lush exuberant costumes of the Ottoman empire.

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