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"Lotto" rug, second half XVII century, Western Turkey, Ushak Region, Ottoman Empire. 122x156cm. 840 knots/dm2. the Black Church, Brasov, inv. Belleschdorf. Published in Stefano Ionescu's "Antique Ottoman rugs in Transylvania", cat 39. Formerly in the Evangelical church of Idiciu

Evangelical church of Idiciu



the Black Church, Brasov