Chintamani Turk Crochet
The textile is carefully applied to a flax linen substrate, which provides a border between the textile and frame. This piece is available in our lucite frame. Our signature gold St. Frank plate is featured in the bottom right-hand corner of each piece.
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This St. Frank vintage textile was created in Turkey and reveals a traditional Turkish design, knows as the chintamani - three dots placed over two curved lines. This iconic motif is thought to originate from Buddhist philosophy and represent a wish-granting jewel. Repeated patterns such as these are characteristic of the decorative textiles found along the Silk Road. This piece was created with a crochet technique and is made from silk thread on a silk-cotton blend backing.