An ‘uçkur’ (sash / waist band), generally worn by women. From the rural Sakarya region (north of Bilecik), 1900-1950. Stylized vegetable motifs. Open work embroidery with polychrome silk on cotton. Small sections embroidered with ‘gold’ metal thread. Both embroidery techniques are ‘two-sided’ (identical on both sides). (Kavak Collection of Anatolian Textiles -Antwerpen/Belgium).

An ‘uçkur’ (sash / waist band), generally worn by women. From the rural…

Antique Turkish Textile, Silk Embroidery with silver thread on Linen. Ottoman Dynasty 1453-1922A.D

Antique Turkish Textile, silk embroidery with silver thread on linen, Ottoman Dynasty

Folk Embroidery, Vintage Embroidery, Embroidery Patterns, Embroidery Needles, Cross Stitch Embroidery, Needle Lace, Cross Stitch Designs, Points, Grounds

Cross Stitch Borders, Lace, Embroidery Techniques, Embroidery Designs, Cross Stitch Embroidery, Needlework, Hardanger, Embroidery, Cloth

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