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Woollen 'çarpana kemer' (card woven belt) for women, from the Dursunbey district (80 km to the East of Balıkesir), ca. mid-20th century. Part of the local traditional rural festive costume. The decorative endings feature cotton fabric, buttons, woollen fringes, blue & green glass rings (some of them of antique - Roman or early Byzantine - origin) and Cypraea shells (called 'deve boncuğu' in Turkey = camel's bead). (Inv.n° çrp006 - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).
Two ‘oyalı yazma’ with similar design of the edging. From Kozak Yaylası, near Bergama. Top: (printed cotton) headscarf edged with Turkish lace, ca. 1950-1975. Bottom: (white silk) headscarf edged with ‘boncuklu oya’ (bead-work edging), ca. 1975. (Source: Tekin Uludoğan, Balıkesir).