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cloak; textile; Kepenek

Shepherd's natural brown woollen felt cloak ('Kepenek') with an integral hood. On either side of the central opening is an inlaid felted pink and orange sun- or star- motif. The integral hood and the back of the textile appear to have been felted as a single unit. The front panel appears to have been felted on later (see the line at shoulder level). The neckline and front opening have seemingly been cut afterwards (see the cut edges of the opening). Inlaid orange initials F.H. on the lower front are (according to associated information) the maker's mark.

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