RESERVED: Woman’s Ottoman Shawl with Gold Gilt Embroidery C19th
An Ottoman era antique woman’s small shawl or head covering dating from the 19th century, probably Turkish or possibly Greek.
Made from a midnight blue/black fine transparent cotton muslin ground with old gold gilt embroidery.
The gilt thread used for the decoration was beaten flat prior to stitching.
In good antique condition with some small holes and historic darns.
Measurements: 87cm X 85cm