Since its foundation, Sadberk Hanim Museum has continued to expand the core collection that belonged to Badberk Koç with the finest examples of Ottoman period embroidery. The result is an outstanding embroidery collection consisting of nearly two thousand pieces dating from the 17th to 20th centuries. Embroidery is one of the oldest decorative arts and in the Ottoman period was used on very idverse objects ranging from clothing and domestic textiles to military equipment. As a result embroidery developed into a professional craft whose artisans produced equisite work of high artistic merit. Finely worked embroidery in beautiful designs and colour schemes were produced with patience, skill and creativity. The "Skill of the Hand, Delight of the Eye" exhibition and accompanying catalogue features 167 examples of different types embroidered in a variety of techniques, selected to illustrate the rich diversity of embroidered articles that were an essential part of Ottoman life. They cover a period of nearly three hundred years and show the changes in technique, style and design that took place between 17th and 20th centuries.
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Book Description Vehbi Koc Vakfi Yayinlari, 2012. Book Condition: New. Ottoman embroderies from the Sadberk Hanim Museum collection. Editors: Translator: 382 pages. Bookseller Inventory # B1212093
Book Description Istanbul: Sadberk Hanim Muzesi, 2012., Istanbul:, 2012. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 4to., 382 p., color ills. Paperback. New. Bookseller Inventory # 47236
Book Description Ege Yayinlari, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P119756959622
Book Description Ege Yayinlari, 2012. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 9756959622. Bookseller Inventory # 23427P
Book Description Ege Yayinlari, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9756959622
Book Description Sadberk Hanim Muzesi, Istanbul, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 9.5 x 12 Paperback in New condition; Illustrated by 494 color plates; A lavish exhibition catalog of 444 color plates and illustrations, including details, of 167 exhibited textiles from the 17th to early 20th century in the Sadberk Hanim Museum collection. The different types worked in a wide range of needlework techniques illustrate the richness and diversity of the embroideries that were such an essential part of Ottoman life. Included are prayer mats, turban covers, quilt facings, napkins, towels, sashes, bedspreads, cushion covers and wrapping cloth. There are an additional 50 color illustrations of paintings, costumes, and household items in situ. ; 5; 382 pp. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS009141I
Book Description Ege Yayinlari, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 382 pages. 12.10x9.40x1.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 9756959622