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Festival ensemble

Description: Turkish festival costume machine embroidered on bright orange cotton. a) Jacket b) pants (chalwar /shalwar style) c) shirt (cotton, embroidered) white, tunic length d) Rectangular belt of orange cotton, embellished with machine embroidery in metallic threads of gold, purple, green, etc. in scroll, scallop, floral and vine forms. Lined with greenish cotton. Secures with single snap. Attached to lower edge at right side is small pouch, rectangular, with curved lower side, edged with metallic lace and embellished on both sides with similar embroidery, vines, scalloped lines, flower heads, etc. Center panel of pouch with embroidered character(s). e) Fez style hat of orange cotton, shaped like a truncated, flat-top cone. Top of crown is embellished with machine embroidery in metallic threads of gold, purple, green, etc. in scroll, scallop, and vine forms. Sides of crown with horizontal bands of similar embroidery, vines, scalloped lines, flower heads, etc. From off-center at top of hat is gold cord tassel.
Date: 1950
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wedding purse

Description: Uzbekistan Wedding bag/purse of black cotton cloth. Rectangular, opens at narrow end, with triangular flap. Edge with white beading. Three compartments, one full-length and two half-length. All-over embroidery in lengthwise bands of green lines, red, orange, blue and green curves. Lined in black linen. 4" wide x 9 ½long with flap open. No labels or tags.
Date: 1950/2010
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wedding purse

Description: Uzbekistan Wedding bag or purse. Cotton cloth, rectangular, with rounded base. Knitted applique band at top/opening of blue, brown, white, and gold triangular motif. Beaded fringe at top, bottom, and horizontally along mid-point. Body of bag woven with green, pink, gold, purple/magenta horizontal ombre stripes. Strap of woven yellow and dark green. Unlined. 5 ¾" wide x 8 7/8" long; 9 ½" long strap as it hangs.
Date: 1950/1999
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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