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Historical Beyshehir Seljuq rug fragment, 1200s, Mevlana Museum, Konya. Inventory no: 1034 (1089/1090 or 867?), dimension: 77x165 cm (or 49x112cm). 30 x 36 dm2

Found in the Eshrefoglu Mosque in Beyshehir in 1929, by R.M Riefstahl. This fragment has the same field design as Alaeddin Keykubad Mosque fragment,with different colouring