5 April 2011
A 'LEBAB' TURKMAN PRAYER RUG (NAMAZLYK)
MIDDLE AMU DARYA, TURKMENISTAN, MID 19TH CENTURY
Localised wear, edges slightly ragged
6ft.1in. x 3ft.7in. (186cm. x 109cm.)
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Ralph Kaffel, 'Beshir Prayer Rugs', Hali, no.151, spring 2007, pl.3, p.75.
Hali 152, summer 2007, p.21, letter from Erik Risman.
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