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Embroidered ‘yağlık’ (large handkerchief, part of traditional festive costumes, usually worn in the waist belt). From Gemlik (20 km north of Bursa). Late-Ottoman, early 20th century. Silk on cotton embroidery & ‘tel kırma’ (motives obtained by sticking narrow metallic strips through the fabric and folding them). (Source: AntikAda, Eskişehir).

Embroidered ‘yağlık’ (large handkerchief, part of traditional festive costumes, usually worn in the waist belt). From Gemlik km north of Bursa). Silk on cotton embroidery

Cloth, Hardanger, Embroidery, Felt

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