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‘Uçkur’ (waist band), for women. Late-Ottoman, end of century. This is ‘two-sided' silk and metal thread embroidery (front and rear are identical).

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The Greek Institute Tsevres from Thrace - "tree of life" with acorns

Embroidered ‘yağlık’ (large handkerchief, part of traditional festive costumes, usually worn in the waist belt).  From the Izmir region, late-Ottoman era, 19th century.  (Source: Antika Osmanlı Tekstil, Istanbul).

Embroidered ‘yağlık’ (large handkerchief, part of traditional festive costumes, usually worn in the waist belt). From the Izmir region, late-Ottoman era, 19th century. (Source: Antika Osmanlı Tekstil, Istanbul).

A women’s ‘uçkur’ (sash / waist band), with embroidered ends.  From the Aegean region, late-Ottoman era, early 20th century.  With a stylized ‘tree of life’-motif.  (Source: Antika Osmanlı Tekstil, Istanbul).

A women’s ‘uçkur’ (sash / waist band), with embroidered ends. From the Aegean region, late-Ottoman era, early century. With a stylized ‘tree of life’-motif.

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Tsevres from Thrace - "vase of life" with poppies and cypress trees Silk thread, gold wire on cotton - Counted thread stitch

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The Greek Institute Tsevres from Thrace - two exuberant patterns, side by side, feature flowers in vases. The border pattern extends up the sides.

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