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Help ID?(first post, new to this)

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Origin please?

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silver necklace Djerba XX

"Totally agree with Peter"
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Kurdish necklace. Probably Iraqi Kurdistan, ca. 1920s.

Silver alloy necklace, ca. 1920s. Kurdish, probably from Iraqi Kurdistan. (Inv.n° müç052 - Kavak Costume Collection, Antwerpen/Belgium).
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'Bindallı entari’ (festive/ceremonial robe). Keles (Bursa), Turkey. 1900-1950.

Traditional festive/ceremonial velvet robe in Late-Ottoman style, called ‘bindallı entari’ (= robe, adorned with goldwork in ‘Maraş işi’ technique). Made in 1955 in Keles (a small rural town, south of Bursa). Usuallly worn by betrothed girls;…
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Peter Hoesli commented on Samira Marrakchi's photo
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silver necklace Djerba XX

"Dear Samira. This is an extraordinary piece - congratulations! Peter"
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silver necklace Djerba XX

Breast adornment "hiriia" composed element enforme barley and watermarks hands hung on a silver necklace gold hovered filigree beads and veroterie. Djerba Tunisia twentieth sciecle
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Head Decoration - Rashaideh-Saudi Arabia

"This Souk al Zal seems to have great potential, Peter. We are looking forward to seeing what other great finds emerge on your next visit!"
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Peter Hoesli commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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Head Decoration - Rashaideh-Saudi Arabia

"Dear Thelma, Many thanks for your message. I must say that the seller at the Souk had some extraordinary pieces. However, everything has been thrown and stuffed unfolded into shelves. He has mixed newer with older pieces, etc.. Sometimes, you can…"
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Thelma commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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Head Decoration - Rashaideh-Saudi Arabia

"Dear Peter, what a splendid example. I love the colours and the regularity of the patterns ... not to mention the tassels. It is also very interesting that it comes from the Saudi Rashaideh. We know that many of the Rashaideh migrated to Africa in…"
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Beaded Collar, turquoise focal

"Hello, Vicki. What a very pretty necklace ... and it looks good to wear. From the way the beadwork is stitched onto the cloth, it does indeed look as if it has been made in Ladakh, probably within the last thirty years. But…"
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"Thank you friends !!! for your comments."
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Bridal headgear. Zara district (Sivas) / Turkey.

Traditional bridal headgear from the Zara district (Sivas province). Style: rural, mid-20th century.
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vicki jones replied to vicki jones's discussion Help ID?(first post, new to this)
"It doesn't lay flat, it is curved so it hugs your neck sort of. "
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vicki jones replied to vicki jones's discussion Help ID?(first post, new to this)
"Here's close up on focal part: Here's the back: "
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