Turkish silk satin striped Mashru [2] (267/164 x 64cm)

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267/164 x 64 cm   //   8ft 9"/5ft 5" x 2ft 1"

[2] Two pieces of Turkish ' Mashru ' satin silk. The word Masru in Arabic meams ' permitted ' since there is a sticture in Islam which frowns on the use of silk next to ones body . Masru fabric othercomes this by techically using a cotton structure and backing with the outer face which is showing of satin silk thus one only touches the inner part with ones body.

Both peices are in new condition.

Mid or First half 20th cent.

Ref 16249


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