THE OTTOMAN KEY CASE OF TOMB OF HUSSEIN (R.A.) Osmanlı Dönemi Hz. Hüseyin'in (r.a.) Türbesinin Anahtar Kılıfı

A key case of the Tomb of Imam Hussein (in Kerbela). Ottoman work, send as a sultan's present, ca.

'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.

Ottoman silk Bohca with metal thread embroidery, 17th century.

Ottoman silk 'bohca' (wrapper) with metal thread embroidery, century.

'Bohça' (wrapper).  'Goldwork' embroidery and metallic sequins on silk.  Late-Ottoman, ca. 1900.

'Goldwork' embroidery and metallic sequins on silk. Late-Ottoman, ca.

Embroidered 'yastık' (cushion cover). Late-Ottoman, end of 19th century.  'Goldwork' (Maraş işi) and metallic spiral threads on velvet.

Late-Ottoman, end of century. 'Goldwork' (Maraş işi) and metallic spiral threads on velvet.

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.

Maras isi *****

Maras isi *****

'Yatak örtüsü'  (bed cover).   'Goldwork' embroidery on velvet; technique: 'sarma' / 'Maraş işi'.  Late-Ottoman, ca. 1900.

'Yatak örtüsü' (bed cover). 'Goldwork' embroidery on velvet; technique: 'sarma' / 'Maraş işi'. Late-Ottoman, ca. 1900.

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