Turban Cover


Large gauze linen panel divided into three concentric area- small circle in the center surrounded by another circle and all against a square field. All decorated with sprays of roses, tulips, and pomegranates. All embroidered within narrow borders. The stitchwork is done with polychrome silk and metallic thread. It is a very refined work that indicates that it had been made professionally in a workshop and not in a home.

Turban covers are always squares of average 60cm but differentiate from other covers (bocchas) because of the small inner circle.

Circa: 19th c.

Origin: Ottoman Empire

Material: Linen embroidered with silk and metallic thread

Condition: minor staining ,a few small holes, good condition

Dimensions: 47"X 43"

Inventory number: TX4745



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