Ottoman Fashion: Impact of Ottoman Textiles and Costume on Europe from the 15th to the 20th Century

European fascination with the textile and costume arts of the Ottoman Empire has shaped design and clothing for centuries. Professor Walter B. Denny from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, is the Charles Grant Ellis Research Associate for Oriental Carpets at the Textile Museum. Co-sponsored with the Textile Museum. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Style and Status: Imperial Costumes from Ottoman Turkey. This talk was recorded live at the Freer Gallery of Art’s Meyer Auditorium on January 9, 2006.

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