Turkish Postage Stamp with Embroidery

Turkish postage stamp with embroidery, 1994. Turkish postage stamp with embroidery, 1994. Courtesy Textile Research Centre, Leiden, acc. no. TRC 2016.0290a.

The Textile Research Centre houses a Turkish postage stamp, dated 1994, with a representation of an embroidery used for a Paçalik dress (acc. no. TRC 2016.0290a). This dress was worn by the bride on the day after her wedding. Paçalik was also the name for the embroidery sewn onto a woman's underpants.

See also the entry on embroidery and postage stamps.

Digital source (retrieved 25 October 2016).

TRC online catalogue (retrieved 23 October 2016).

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