Late-Ottoman ‘peşkir’ (hand towel) embroidered with polychrome silk and metal threads on linen. Early 20th century. This is ‘two-sided embroidery’ (front and rear are identical). Technique: ‘pesend’ (double running stitch). The object could also be used as an apron in festive women’s costumes (generally in Thrace and northwest Anatolia).
Living Room Decor - One of the reasons why darker shades of off-gray such as 'nickle' or 'charcoal' gray are such good choices for the living room and other frequently used areas in the home is that these tones hide dirt and grime remarkably well