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Embroidered prayer mat
Description: 

Prayer mat with multicolored floral motifs on natural cotton ground ; padded, lined and interlined

Place of fabrication: 
Turkey
Date Period: 
19th century
Materials: 
Cotton, silk thread, padding (wool?), silk (lining) linen (interlining)
Technique: 
Embroidery, sewing
Dimensions: 
94 x 57,5
Condition: 
Poor ; cotton and embroidery partly worn away, loose edges, dicoloration of new lining
Notes: 
New purple satin lining placed over remains of original diagonal blue checkered lining
Provenance: 
By purchase