hearth felt; textile

C-shaped hearth felt (Ocaq Basí Keçesi) with a light brown ground and decoration in pink, black and cream on both sides. The textile was worked in one rectangular piece. The ends were cut off, and sewn on to form the sides. The surface is decorated with motifs on field framed by reciprocal volutes in pink and black between thin dotted bands. The motifs include "running hound" and "tree of life" patterns. On the reverse are 2 star-shaped motifs and a double line in pink, and in black aon 3 sides. The arms of the C-shape are edged with black and pink braided trimming.

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