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One small pair of trousers, made of thin wool, burgundy. The top of pants are made of brown material and is a drawstring; the drawstring is some type of cheese cloth. The pants themselves are made of the thin wool and have their own drawstrings on each leg. The trousers are very dirty and show signs of moth damage. The construction of the trousers are made so that the wearer has complete mobility. The crotch of the trousers is in a diamond shape, which one tip comes up to the front and the other to the back. Very fragile, handle with care. Display card found with item states: "Sample of Trousers (Shalvars) worn by the poorer class of people in Turkey. Marash, Turkey 7087." Accession File states: "Trousers 'Shalvars' worn by the poorer classes of people in Turkey."
Cloth, Wool, Twine
Number of Artifacts
Rev. James K. Lyman
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