Sounds like you could be describing a Yelek
Posted by txilar on June 19, 2002 at 19:10:10:
In reply to: no, there are similarities, but posted by Anne Beltestad on June 19, 2002 at 17:34:03:This picture shows a Turkish inspired look, I'm still looking for a
pic of the yelek (also called anteri). If you look at Persian
miniature paintings they show a similar 'coat' type of dress. Perhaps?
: the Turkish thing I'm looking for actually is open down the front
: with (perhaps) a blouse underneath. The bodice/jacket thing may be
: separate from the skirt.
: I don't know any links for pictures...that's what I'm looking
: for...maybe I will wait and ask Kree the name of the book she had.
: : I loved the
: : : dresses with the tight bodice that laces up, and wide flowing
: : : sleeves.
: : :
: : That's not Turkish as far as I know, but my knowledge is nostly
: : medieval and you could be talking about something after that time
: : period. Could you post a link to the pictures?
: : Lauren
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