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: N2364

: Eastern Art

: carpet

: Carpet, hand-knotted wool-pile of about 89 Goerdaesh knots per square inch, with red weft, namazlik (Turkoman prayer rug). Warp & weft wool. 2 x mihrab ('double-niche') red, + yellow mosque-lamp & flower scrolls. Spandrels dark blue, + white florets containing octagons & red saz leaf. "Transylvanian" type. The fringe is a modern addition.

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: The Schiller Collection

: Manisa, Turkey (Asia Minor), Western Asia, Asia

: Ottoman

: Bequest of F P M Schiller, 1946