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Collection Highlights: Accessories

Woman's Wedding Shoes

A pair of woman's wedding shoes hand embroidered, provenance Sivas (present-day Turkey), circa 1901.

Single Slip-on Shoe

This single slip-on shoe or (tcharkh) provenance Kharpert (present-day Turkey) circa 1800.

Coin Purses

Coin purses hand made, provenance Caesarea (present-day Turkey), circa 1800s.


A woman's hand held mirror (the outer decoration is a replica designed by a master copper expert in modern-day Istanbul, Turkey.) Circa 1960s.

Copper Bath Pail

A woman's copper pail, provenance Diyarbakır (present-day Turkey) circa 1700s.

Silver Powder Box

A women's silver powder box with mother Armenia design, provenance Van late 1800.
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