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18th century (dated to the 17th century) Bergama rug, Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum, Istanbul, inventory no: 920

acquired from the Istanvul Vakiflar Depot

Size: 137 cm. x 223 cm
Sturcture: warps, two S ply,

Wefts: brown, 3Z ply

Knot density: 32 x 42 dm2
Knot style: Turkish

SurceL Turkish Carpets from the 13th 18th Centuries. (Tekstilbank), p.58