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1820-1822 Dress of multicolor cotton and green wool braid, England, FIT Collection "By the 1820s, multicolor, patterned garments had begun to replace the gossamer white of the century's first decade, due in large part to new developments in printing technology. Textile manufacturers were able to mechanize and economize production using engraved rollers rather than traditional wood blocks or copper plates."

White cotton dress with plum and red zigzag and floral pattern, American, ca. 1860, KSUM 1986.127.1.

Rear of a ‘dokuma işli üçetek’ (handwoven and worked robe-with-three-panels) from the Pomak villages near Biga (Çanakkale province), mid-20th c. Handwoven woollen fabric, adorned with cotton embroidery, patchwork, zigzag ribbons, metallic sequins, small glass beads, (cotton or orlon) pom-poms, buttons. (Inv.nr. üçe020 - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

Front and rear of a women’s ‘pullu cepken’ (jacket) from the Pomak villages near Biga (Çanakkale province), mid-20th c. Handwoven fabric in combed wool, adorned with cotton embroidery, silver and gold zigzag ribbons, silvery cord, metallic & mica sequins, small glass beads, (cotton or orlon) pom-poms, shells, buttons. Edged with cotton oya/lace, combined with sequins. (Inv.nr. cep059 - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

Two-piece dress of white cotton batiste, printed with bloemetjes-, spring, and zigzag motifs consisting of bodice and skirt with wide flounces....circa 1855

Front of a ‘dokuma işli üçetek’ (handwoven and worked robe-with-three-panels) from the Pomak villages near Biga (Çanakkale province), mid-20th c. Handwoven woollen fabric, adorned with cotton embroidery, silver and gold zigzag ribbons, sequins (metallic & mica), small glass beads, and buttons. (Inv.nr. üçe021 - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).