Ethnic Textile & More From Anatolia
  • Antique Alevi Turkmen Dress Antique Alevi Turkmen Dress
    Antique Alevi Turkmen Dress is a traditional rural costume of in Sivas region of Anatolia. Antique Alevi Turkmen Dress is used for festival ceremonies. Natural cotton is used with beautiful embroidery at the bottom with beads.  The local traditional dress is designed with colorful patchwork, embroidery, woolen tassels, and beadwork. This impressive dress is a rare item that is collected in the very small village of Sivas. This is a very unique example of Anatolian women's costumes from mid of 19th century. Discover the Dervis’ traditional Anatolian textile culture.