Turkish prayer rug

Dec 08, 2020. 03:12 UTC
Turkish prayer rug
Vivienne
Australia

Category
Turkish rugs

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Yes
Description

28 x 16 inches. made of silk although certificate says wool! Purchased in Istanbul, Turkey around 1978 by my mother.

Provenance

My mother purchased this rug in Istanbul from a dealer

Answered within about 9 hours
Dec 08, 11:48 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$300 - $500 USD

Insurance Value

$800 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Vivienne,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A vintage Anatolian Turkish hand-woven silk prayer mat
mid-third quarter 20th Century
In a mihrab or doorway pattern centering a tree of life against a cream ground, with vibrant borders and long cream-colored selvedges
16 by 28 inches
CONDITION: appears to be in excellent condition
PROVENANCE: inherited from mother, who purchased it in Istanbul in the late 1970s
$300-500*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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