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Antique Panderma/Bandırma prayer rug, Balikesir Province, Turkey, 19th century.

Sale 2347 Lot 55
Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Antiques & Fine Art
Panderma Prayer Rug, Northwest Anatolia, last quarter 19th century, (even wear, some selvage damage), 5 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 7 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500