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Trench Coat And Pants, Spring/Summer Collection 2016

This is a Trench coat and pants. It was designed by Kuaybe Gider and made for Kuaybe Gider.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco as part of Contemporary Muslim Fashions.

It is dated Spring/Summer Collection 2016. Its medium is polyester twill.

For Muslim women in Turkey, the adoption of the trench coat as an element of modest fashion dates to the 1970s when the garment became a marker of the wearer’s modernity and urbanity. Here, Kuaybe Gider has reinterpreted the style by fashioning it from a soft, fluid fabric that gives a relaxed silhouette.

It is credited Courtesy of Kavin Textile Industry and Trade Joint-Stock Company.

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