Amulets were taken very seriously in the mostly Muslim Ottoman empire. Accordingly they were worn on a chain around the neck or as attachments to one’s belt. This pouch, to be hung from a belt, provides protection and was probably used to store a fragile or scratchable amulet.
Silk velvet embroidered with metallic thread.
Circa: 19th c.
Material: Silk velvet and metal thread
Condition: Excellent antique condition
Dimensions: 4" Dia
Inventory number: WR3925