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Traditional embroidered women’s ‘cepken’ (long-sleeved vest) from the Havran district (in the west of the Balıkesir province).  Early 20th century.  Design: ‘armutlu’ (= with pear-motif).  Pictures of the front + close-ups of the embroideries on the front and the rear.

Traditional embroidered women’s ‘cepken’ (long-sleeved vest) from the Havran…

Woman’s traditional bridal/festive ‘arkalık’ (or ‘zibba’ = waist cloth, generally worn on the backside). Late-Ottoman ‘Rum’ (Anatolian Greek), from Sille (near Konya), ca. 1900.  Blue silk, adorned with golden metallic thread embroidery, with ‘telkırma’(folding thin silver slat into the fabric), patch-work, small mica flowers & leaves, and silvery metallic sequins.  Edged with golden metallic thread fringes and a large tassel.

Woman’s traditional bridal/festive ‘arkalık’ (or ‘zibba’ = waist cloth, generally worn on the backside). Late-Ottoman ‘Rum’ (Anatolian Greek), from Sille (near Konya), ca. 1900. Blue silk, adorned with golden metallic thread embroidery, with ‘telkırma’(folding thin silver slat into the fabric), patch-work, small mica flowers & leaves, and silvery metallic sequins. Edged with golden metallic thread fringes and a large tassel.

Vintage Embroidery, Embroidery Art, Ottomans, Anchor Threads, Stuffed Toy, Needlework, Prayer Rug, Felt, Embroidery