Sun Bow Trading : Pictorial Rugs Exhibition : details


   33126C
Sivas Şameran
1 ft 8 in x 2 ft 8 in
Turkey




Şameran is queen of the snakes and is a mythical creature predating Islam. She is a popular image in weaving and in other art forms such as glass painting. Her image is currently used as Nazarlik. For more information, see our January 2010 exhibition on the subject.

This example was woven as a wall hanging.



 
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