Late-Ottoman urban street-wear, worn in Konya, but made in Aleppo or Gaziantep, ca. 1900. Exported from there to many urban centers in Anatolia and the Levant. Called 'ferace' or 'bürgü' in Central Anatolia. Made of two large rectangular pieces of silk (ca. 110 x 210 cm), sewed together to form a baggy skirt and attached head dress shawl. The silk fabric is locally called 'meydaniye'. Purchased in Konya, in 1996. (Inv.n° fer001 - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).