Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.


  • Work on this object ended.



  • You found it!

Trench Coat And Pants

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. It is a part of the department.

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.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Contemporary Muslim Fashions.

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/2318797323/ |title=Trench Coat And Pants |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=29 November 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>