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Lot: 235
Obruk Prayer Rug: A prayer rug from a village in the Obruk region. The light red field shows two trees and four amulet forms. The thin yellow mihrab shape is crested by a double hook, and the field section above is coloured sea green. The wide ochre border contains stepped polygons, the outer border has colourful intertwining `S forms. Upper finish somewhat reduced, remains of the kilim finish survive at the bottom, original flat-woven selvedges. Restored areas, low spots in the pile.
Origin: Central Anatolia, Konya region
Size: 129 x 95 cm
Age: Second half 19th century
Estimate: 2.000,00

Major Autumn Auction
Auction date: Saturday 05. December 2009 at 03 PM
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles