‘Çevre’ (square kerchief; a decorative accessory). Embroidered with silk and metal thread on linen. This is ‘two-sided embroidery’ (front and rear are identical). Technique: ‘pesend’ (double running stitch). In Thrace, such kerchiefs are used in traditional men costumes, as scarves around the neck. Note: the ‘çevre’ is folded with its corners to the inside; unfolding it will double its height and width.
‘Çevre’ (square kerchief; a decorative accessory for interiors, but also often used in festive / parade men’s costumes). 1900-1950. Embroidered with the ‘tel kırma’ technique (geometrical motives obtained by sticking narrow metallic strips - often silver - through the fabric and folding them. The motifs are identical on both sides of the fabric).