One of both embroidered ends of a woman’s uçkur (waistband/sash), + close-ups.  From the Bursa region, late 19th c.  The embroidery is ‘two-sided’ (identical on both sides of the fabric) and is executed in both ‘golden’ metallic thread and ‘tel kırma’ (motives obtained by sticking narrow metallic strips – often silver - through the fabric and folding them.).  (Inv.nr. brdw038 - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

One of both embroidered ends of a woman’s uçkur (waistband/sash), + close-ups…

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Vintage Embroidery, Avocado, Olive Green, Beadwork, Turkey, Needlework, Lime, Stitching, Hardanger

One of both embroidered ends of a woman’s ‘uckur’ (waistband/sash).  From western Anatolia (probably Bursa), late 19th c.  The embroidery is ‘two-sided’ (identical on both sides of the fabric) and is executed in both multi-coloured silk and ‘tel kırma’ (motives obtained by sticking narrow metallic strips through the fabric and folding them.).  (Inv.nr. brdw037 - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

One of both embroidered ends of a woman’s ‘uckur’ (waistband/sash). From western Anatolia (probably Bursa), late 19th c. The embroidery is ‘two-sided’ (identical on both sides of the fabric) and is executed in both multi-coloured silk and ‘tel kırma’ (motives obtained by sticking narrow metallic strips through the fabric and folding them.). (Inv.nr. brdw037 - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

Kendi Çalışmalarım. Türkişi ,koton kumaş üzerine ipek iplik ve tel ile işlendi. Muşabak ve tel sarma tekniği kullanıldı.

Kendi Çalışmalarım. Türkişi ,koton kumaş üzerine ipek iplik ve tel ile işlendi. Muşabak ve tel sarma tekniği kullanıldı.

Bridal ‘yazma’ (headscarf) from the Bursa - Bilecik region.  Ca. 1925-1950.  Red cotton fabric, embroidered in ‘tel kırma’-technique: motives obtained by sticking narrow metallic strips (often silver) through the fabric and folding them. The motifs obtained are identical on both sides of the fabric.  Edged with twisted metallic thread, combined with metal sequins.  (Inv.n° yaz077 - Kavak Collection,Antwerpen/Belgium).

Bridal ‘yazma’ (headscarf) from the Bursa - Bilecik region. Ca. 1925-1950. Red cotton fabric, embroidered in ‘tel kırma’-technique: motives obtained by sticking narrow metallic strips (often silver) through the fabric and folding them. The motifs obtained are identical on both sides of the fabric. Edged with twisted metallic thread, combined with metal sequins. (Inv.n° yaz077 - Kavak Collection,Antwerpen/Belgium).

The Greek Institute Tsevres from Thrace - stylized poppies and tulips

The Greek Institute Tsevres from Thrace - stylized poppies and tulips

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On a recent trip to Istanbul we discovered some beautiful antique and vintage embroidery designs that we felt needed to be shared. FULL of inspiration…

ESKİ YILLARIN EL İŞİ TEL KIRMA YAĞLIK

ESKİ YILLARIN EL İŞİ TEL KIRMA YAĞLIK

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The Greek Institute Towel from Thrace - stylized men and women dancing

The Greek Institute Towel from Thrace - stylized men and women dancing

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