Get the pattern for what Turkish dancers really wore in the early part of the Ottoman empire (16th and 17th century).
Buy our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for Dancer's Ottoman Turkish Outfit including caftans, salvar (trousers), skirts, and shirt. Fits chests 30"-48" and waists 23"-41" with instructions for adjustments to smaller and larger sizes. All Sizes in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.
fine wool, silk or brocade
linen or lightweight silk for lining
may also be entirely or partially lined with fur
caftans -- 4yds at least 45" wide
shirt -- 3yds at least 45" wide
skirts -- 4yds at least 45" wide
salvar -- 2yds at least 60" wide
10-20 buttons and loops for front closure
braid and passementerie trim to taste
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