Clothing is one of the elements that best reflects the cultures, lifestyles, traditions and customs of societies. Traditional clothes are all works of art and culture. One of the most important parts of our traditional culture and handicrafts is women; sclothing; motive richness, vitality an delegance, the artists have always been interested in the field in all times. Women’sclothing of Kütahya and the surroundings is decorated with forms and motifs reflecting the spiritual world of the woman. Anatolia is the oldest settlement and cultural center in the world. Situated in the inner western Aegean region in Anatolia, the center of civilizations, Kütahya is the capital of Germiyan Stateduring Ottoman period. Thus, it is one of the bes tcities reflecting Ottoman Turkish culture. Local handicrafts in Kütahya have developed since the centuries and have been uptodate. Traditional women’sclothing and clothing processing in Kütahya province is an important handcraft. In this research, the motif, pattern and composition characteristics of Kütahya women's clothes were examined. Inaddition, women'sclothes were searched in Kütahya, photographs of clothes were taken with the permission of the owners of clothes; The patterns of the clothes are drawn in vector. The color, decoration characteristics, motif, composition and form properties of the garments were determined.
Kütahya Women’s Clothing, Motif, Composition
|Author :||Müzeyyen AYGÜN|
|Number of pages:||233-246|