Ottoman Composite Cover
Square cover (Bohca) made of fragments of embroideries of older textiles. This practice provided not just practical use for deteriorating textiles, it also gave shamanistic value to the work of ancestors.
Circa: made in the 19th c. of fragments of that period and older.
Origin: Ottoman Empire (Turkey)
Material: silk and metallic thread embroidery on linen and cotton
Condition: stains and repairs, good
Dimensions: 31" x 32"
Inventory number: TX3582