Developments in many areas in Turkey started with the westernization movements in 19th century. With these westernization movements, important steps were taken in education and women's social rights. Women whose education level increased also started to develop themselves in art. Some learned to paint by taking private lessons from the artists, and others by studying at the Sanayi-Nefise Mektebi (School of Fine Arts). Women struggling to become an artist-woman improved themselves in the field of painting with the İnas Sanayi-Nefise Mektebi (School of Fine Arts). Especially Mihri Müşfik, one of the important names of the women's movement, elevated the woman to the position of the performer by removing the woman from being an object. In this study, in the paintings of Mihri Müşfik with the theme of women Women's clothes were examined in terms of Clothing Arts and similar aspects of the fashion of the period and today's fashion were tried to be revealed. The literature was searched, and it was interpreted by making use of the relevant sources and periodicals.
Keywords: Mihri Müşfik, painting, woman, women's clothing