This piece was probably woven by nomads in the town of Sivrihisar in Central Anatolia, where vertically stacked prayer niches were a special trademark of local woven artistry.
Published: Posth/Colelcted Beauty, plate 74,p.170;
Comparable pieces: Bausback, P.: Kelim, Plate 29, p. 76, text p. 72 Anatolian Kilims (2), No. 134 Pinner/Denny, Fig. 4, p. 22 HALI, Issue 152, Summer 2007, Fig. 1
Year: 2nd half of the 19th century
Size: 205 x 127cm