Genuine rugs and carpets from Mihalıççık are extremely rare. The clear cross motif suggests a Christian background, which is not surprising given the Turkish-Greek community that lived here in the 19 th century.
Published: Posth/Collected Beauty, plate 31, p. 80; Butterweck/Orasch, Fig. 206, text p. 58
Comparable piece: Reinisch, H., No. 40
Year: 19th century
Size: 123 x 93 cm