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Rippon Boswell Rare Carpets & Textiles | Major Autumn Auction
Auction date: Saturday 04. December 2010

Lot: 51
Avunya Prayer Rug This pretty, green-ground prayer rug with a dark red mihrab field containing a tree-of-life was made in the village of Avunya. Its wide, white-ground border shows a design of large, geometric, stylised cruciform floral clusters arranged diagonally that is characteristic of the provenance. Remains of the kilim finishes survive at both ends. Sides partially repaired and partially repiled. Various repiled areas in the field.
Origin: North West Anatolia
Dimensions: 144 x 118 cm
Age: Late 19th century
Estimate: 1,250.00