These are the two ends of the turban I made as part of SCA garb. In part this was a test piece using a variety of reticello motifs from a 16th century Italian manual. The quality of the work is uneven as this was a learning experience. In my documentation I had two early 15th century Italian paintings showing women (both midwives) wearing turbans with internal striping and fringed decorated ends hanging loose. The two examples I found featured colored work, either embroidery or a woven-in pattern, but I argued that a needle lace pattern would also make sense in a practical garment that needed to be washed frequently.

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Comment by Lorelei Halley on January 18, 2012 at 10:24pm

What fun.  Your technique will improve with practice.

A word about tags -- if your tag is mulitple words start the word string with " and end with ".  I think you entered Society for Creative Anachronism, but the software interpreted that as separate tag words.  To have the software interpret it as a phrase, enclose the phrase in "   ".

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