Turkish silk hamam cloth (170 x 106 cm)

£ 48.00

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Intended for use in a Turkish Bath ( Hamam ) ‘ peshtemal ‘ waist cloth or formal towel  . Seemingly never used and in as new condition.  A somewhat superior version of the a mundane caranesse cotton chequered cloth said to derive from Antioch. This silk example likely to be from Bursa in West Turkey.

first half 20th cent 

Ref 15931

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