The intricate design created by the embroidery recalls the pattern seen in several costumes attributed to the late Ottoman era and now in the Sadberk Hanim Museum, Istanbul (inv.no. SHM 1780-K.295 and SHM 12480-K.617) all illustrated in L. Görünür, Women's costume of the Late Ottoman Era from the Sadberk Hanim Museum Collection, Istanbul, 2010. A similar but less decorated jacket was sold in these rooms, 3 October 2012, lot 255.
In good condition, some tasseles missing but the emboidery in excelent condition, some wear, as viewed. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."