Ottoman Empire Woman's Patchwork Prayer Cloth, 19th C.
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Textiles: Pre 1900: item # 1189088
Please refer to our stock # SK 510 when inquiring.
CH-3011 Bern, Switzerland
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|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. Condition: allover very good, occasionally minimal wear and stains, lining little stained. Dimension with fringes: 96 cm x 51 cm.|