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Antique Avanos prayer rug, Nevşehir province, Central Anatolia, Turkey, 19th century.

Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2389 - Lot 51
Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Antiques & Fine Art

Lot 51
Avanos Prayer Rug, Central Anatolia, second half 19th century, (minor edge and end reweaves, small spots of repiling), 5 ft. x 3 ft. 7 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500