‘Uçkur’ (sash / waist band) with embroidered ends. Marmara region, mid-20th century. Very stylized floral motifs in ‘two-sided embroidery’ (front and rear are identical) and small squares in ‘tel kırma’-technique (geometrical motives obtained by sticking narrow metallic strips through the fabric and folding them. The motifs are identical on both sides of the fabric).
‘Uçkur’ (waist band), for women. Late-Ottoman, ca. 1900. This is ‘two-sided embroidery’ (front and rear are identical), silk and 'gold' metal thread on cotton.