Turkish embroidery in very fine twisted silks, gold and silver thread.

Turkish, embroidery, pattern, needle, work, 19th century
Turkish embroidery 19th century

Turkish embroidery 19th century.

(A) and (B) Borders of very fine linen embroidered in very fine twisted silks, gold and silver thread and gold plate in double running following the design, and satin stitch for the gold plate.
(C) Border of linen embroidered with very fine twisted silk and gold plate in double running following the thread of material, and satin stitch for the gold plate.

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Note:  An Ichlogan, servant to the Turkish Sultan. Ottoman Empire.

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