Motifs, Butterflies, Punto Croce, Towels, Cross Stitch, Needlepoint, Paths, Stockinette

Hardanger, Toss Pillows

An ‘uçkur’ (sash / waist band), generally worn by women. From the rural Sakarya region (north of Bilecik), 1900-1950. Stylized vegetable motifs. Open work embroidery with polychrome silk on cotton. Small sections embroidered with ‘gold’ metal thread. Both embroidery techniques are ‘two-sided’ (identical on both sides). (Kavak Collection of Anatolian Textiles -Antwerpen/Belgium).

An ‘uçkur’ (sash / waist band), generally worn by women. From the rural…

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Punto Croce

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Filo, Cross Stitch Embroidery, Motifs, Origami, Patchwork, Punto Croce, Straight Stitch, Rag Dolls, Hardanger

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