Turkish Kandili quited bedcover (202 x 183cm)

£ 240.00

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202 x 183cm  //  6ft 8" x 6ft

This hand block printed  cotton cloth was originally produced has been used to create  a bedding quilt cover. Its a little over single bed size. The wadding is cotton and the whiolething deep quited in swirling patterning.

Kandili is an Asian suburb of Istanbul which formally had a significant Greek population where cotton printing went on and by which term these prints are popularly known. The other larger centre of woodblock printing being Tokat close to Izmir in Western Turkey, this being the more probable attribution.

A plain cotton cloth has been hand sewn to the back as a mount.

Some slight damage and some marks can be seen in the detail photos

Ref. 15992

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