Table runner

Old turkish embroidery textile towel

Turkish embroidery. Napkin, 19th century. this is ‘two-sided embroidery’ (front and rear are identical). Could also be used as an apron in festive women’s costumes (generally in Thrace and northwest Anatolia).

this is ‘two-sided embroidery’ (front and rear are identical). Could also be used as an apron in festive women’s costumes (generally in Thrace and northwest Anatolia).

Runner

Old turkish embroidery textile pheskeer

Late-Ottoman ‘peşkir’ (runner) or ‘yağlık’ (large handkerchief, usually worn in the waist belt).

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