A padded silk cotton ikat-dyed chapan with printed and ikat cotton lining. Condition: traces of usage, discolored, stains, front with an old patch, some wear and thin areas. Dimension: sleeve to sleeve: 126 cm, total length: 110 cm.
The central field composed of different parts of a silk ikat-dyed textile with amulet and boteh pattern. Bordered by bilious green silk panels and red cotton. Condition: discolored. Dimension: c. 210 cm x 120 cm.
A padded silk cotton ikat-dyed chapan with Russian printed and another dyed cotton lining. Condition: clean, traces of usage, especially the edges and the collar section with wear and thin areas. Dimension: sleeve to sleeve: 132 cm, total length: 122 cm.
Panel of "abra" silk textile in Ikat technique whereby the design is dyed into the threads before the piece is woven by professional weavers. For similar design please see figure 95 in Alfred Buehler: " Ikat Batik Plangi". From an old Swiss collection. Condition: fine. Dimension: 40 cm x approx. 450 cm.
Two V-shaped "segusha", used for draping over the bedding during the day and a short embroidery, maybe a fragment of a "segusha". Embroidered in cross stitch in strong-colored silk with geometric pattern. Cotton lining. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: few traces of usage, partial with little discoloration. Dimension: bedding decoration: longest side without fringes: 83 cm and 61 cm long. Fragment: 50 cm x 11 cm.
Composite panel of antique embroideries from the Ottoman Empire, made into a rectangular shaped woman’s prayer cloth indicating qibla, the direction of prayer. The basic fabrics are different plain weaves, embroidered with silk and metal wrapped threads, composed and sewn together in the Ottoman city of Salonika or Kavala. With plain lining and one side with silk fringes. For similar example please refer to "Textiles of the Islamic World" by John Gillow: page 32 with illustration. Cond ...click for details
A striped plain weave cover, consisting of eight widths sewn together. Made of wool, dyed with natural colors. Most probably made by the Shahsavan nomads and dating from the 2nd half of 19th century. Condition: clean, one small area with old mends (near undone seam, see picture 12), another small mend, little tiny thin areas, the selvages needs a fixation. Dimension: 188 cm x 156 cm.
A large Susani needlework composed of three length of mustard yellow cotton hand embroidered in polychrome silks. This kind of Susanis where used as bed sheet for the wedding night. The sides of the mehrab with flowering pomegranates ending in a large floral roundel. Trimmed with a woven band. Ikat and red cotton lining with „mir-i-boteh“ pattern.
Condition: faded, especially the interior of the mehrab with splits, some stains, bottom half with partially consumed and worn embroidery.
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