Details of a large embroidered headscarf, Crimean Tatar, from Turkey, 1870-1920.  Called 'marama'.  Embroidered on cotton (muslin), 67 x 144 cm.  Each motif repeated three times; height of embroidery (from the tip of leaves to the edge of cloth): 12 cm. Border in double running stitch (a common design in Crimean Tatar embroidery). (The Asiye-Zeynep Collection, Washington DC).

Details of a large embroidered headscarf, Crimean Tatar, from Turkey, 1870-1920. Called 'marama'. Embroidered on cotton (muslin), 67 x 144 cm. Each motif repeated three times; height of embroidery (from the tip of leaves to the edge of cloth): 12 cm. Border in double running stitch (a common design in Crimean Tatar embroidery). (The Asiye-Zeynep Collection, Washington DC).

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Details of a large embroidered headscarf, Crimean Tatar, from Turkey, 1870-1920. Called 'marama'. Embroidered in multi-coloured cotton and metallic (silver) thread on a cotton (muslin) fabric, 68 x 138 cm. Height of embroidery (from the tip of black twigs to the edge of cloth): 15 cm. Note the border in double running stitch, found in other Crimean Tatar embroidered work. (The Asiye-Zeynep Collection, Washington DC).

Details of a large embroidered headscarf, Crimean Tatar, from Turkey, 1870-1920. Called 'marama'. Embroidered in multi-coloured cotton and metallic (silver) thread on a cotton (muslin) fabric, 68 x 138 cm. Height of embroidery (from the tip of black twigs to the edge of cloth): 15 cm. Note the border in double running stitch, found in other Crimean Tatar embroidered work. (The Asiye-Zeynep Collection, Washington DC).

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