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Impressive Ottoman period high quality embroidery spread or table cloth done in gold strip dival work with couched threads on burgundy velvet.

Late-Ottoman embroidered robe (bindallı entari).  Urban, late 19th century.

Late-Ottoman embroidered robe (bindallı entari). Urban, late 19th century.

'Seccade' (prayer carpet).  Late-Ottoman, 19th century.  Silk, embroidered with gold metal thread; design in 'Turkish Rococo'-style.

Silk, embroidered with gold metal thread; design in 'Turkish Rococo'-style.

Purple Velvet Wall Hanging A distressed purple velvet hanging with an exuberant floral design with a top center urn. Metallic gold couching using card board filler for three dimensional effect.

A linen towel with two silk and metal embroidered borders each comprising three bouquets.

Blue Velvet Cover A late 19th century square velvet cover with four elaborate corners and a geometric central medallion. Embroidery is done in a filled couch stitch.

Blue Velvet Cover A late century square velvet cover with four elaborate corners and a geometric central medallion. Embroidery is done in a filled couch stitch.

A woman's purse.  Late-Ottoman, ca. 1900.  'Goldwork' inbroidery (technique: 'Maraş işi') on green silk.  Part of a bridal/festive costume.

A woman's purse. Late-Ottoman, ca. 'Goldwork' inbroidery (technique: 'Maraş işi') on green silk. Part of a bridal/festive costume.

Richly embroidered bridal/festive 'bindallı entari' (robe).  Late-Ottoman urban style, ca. 1900.  Probably from Central Anatolia.  Velvet adorned with goldwork embroidery (golden metallic thread, applied with the 'Maraş işi'-technique).

Late-Ottoman urban style, ca. Probably from Central Anatolia. Velvet adorned with goldwork embroidery (golden metallic thread, applied with the 'Maraş işi'-technique).

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