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turban cover
Date: before 1947
Dimensions: 95 x 92 cm (37 3/8 x 36 1/4 in.)
Medium: sik, linen, metallic yarn
Made in: Turkey
Description: This turban cover is square and is hemmed along each edge. The pattern consists of stylised carnation motifs repeating regularly to cover the surface of the fabric. A circular central device can be seen. The main stitch techniques used are double darning stitch and satin stitch.
Inv. No.: 947

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