Bindallı Entari

19th century

Sadberk Hanım Museum

Sadberk Hanım Museum
İstanbul, Türkiye

The entari is made of purple velvet with bindallı (thousand-branch) style decoration consisting of floral motifs worked with silver-gilt thread in the dival technique and basket motifs combining embroidery with appliquéed red fabric. It has a short front opening, round neck, fitted sleeves and a bell-shaped skirt. The back of the robe is longer than the front. There is lace trimming around the neck and sleeve ends.Reference: Görünür, L., Osmanlı İmparatorluğu'nun Son Döneminden Kadın Giysileri, Sadberk Hanım Müzesi Koleksiyonu / Women's Costume of the Late Ottoman Era from the Sadberk Hanım Museum Collection, Sadberk Hanım Museum Publication, İstanbul 2010, pp.118,119.


  • Title: Bindallı Entari
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • Location Created: Ottoman
  • Physical Dimensions: Front length 135 cm, back length 145 cm, sleeve length 53 cm
  • Rights: Vehbi Koç Foundation Sadberk Hanım Museum
  • Medium: Velvet, silver-gilt thread, lace

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