Manastir prayer rug from western Anatolia

Made in Bitola, Macedonia, 19th Century.
This prayer rug is representative of the so-called 'Manastir' or 'Monastir' group of Anatolian rugs, many of which display a fusion of Anatolian and Balkan design features. While the mihrab shape of the field and the colours of red, yellow, green …
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Manastir prayer rug from western Anatolia

Made in Bitola, Macedonia, 19th Century.
This prayer rug is representative of the so-called 'Manastir' or 'Monastir' group of Anatolian rugs, many of which display a fusion of Anatolian and Balkan design features. While the mihrab shape of the field and the colours of red, yellow, green …
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