Explore the CollectionBohca

Measurements
79cm x79cm (not including fringe)
Place of Origin
Turkey
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1900-1929 Early)
Registration Number
1991-007
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Metal Thread Embroidery,
Objects
Bohcas,Cloths,Household Textiles,

Physical Description

Turkish wrapping cloth or 'bohca', richly embroidered on a deep red velvet ground. The embroidery is in silver purl, gold thread, yellow silk and sequins. There is a calligraphic design in each corner and in the centre. The piece is edged with a sparse, gold fringe 2.5cm wide.

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