Antique Anatolian Karapinar Prayer Rug (100x66cm)

Antique  Anatolian (Konya-Karapinar) Prayer Rug circa 1930 100x66cm

This is an interesting Anatolian prayer rug from the Turkish village of Karapinar near Konya – home of Sufism, a profoundly spiritual and ascetic branch of Islam. Konya is the birthplace of the famous Persian poet Rumi, a disciple of Shams al Tabriz.

Kilim – aged approx 80-85 years
Hand-knotted wool, natural organic dyes