Ghiordes rugs

Ghiordes (Gördes) is a town in western Anatolia known for prayer rugs. This educational gallery includes Ghiordes prayer rugs from the 16th-19th centuries. Prayer rugs from Ghiordes have been an inspiration for weavers in other parts of Anatolia who have copied the design.

Ghiordes prayer rug from the 19th century.
Ghiordes prayer rug from the 19th century.
Late 17th century to early 18th century Ghiordes. Robert T. Mosby
Lot 289. Anatolian prayer rug, Basra-Ghiordes, west Anatolia, late 18th or early 19th century, 5ft. 8in. x 4ft. 4in. 1.73m. x 1.32m. Estimate: £2000-2500
Lot 127 Ghiordes Niche Carpet 240 x 152 cm. First half 19th century. Estimate EUR 4,000.00
17-18th century Ghiordes prayer rug found in the Serafettin Mosque in Konya.
Lot 57, a Ghiordes Prayer Rug Turkey circa 1780. 179 cm x 127 cm
Giordes prayer rug circa 1700 from the collection of Franco Dell’Orto
Giordes rug 18th century
Giordes 16th century. Mevlana Museum Konya


Giordes prayer rug ca. ca. 1700 – QDM
Kis Giordes wedding rug. Exhibitor Lombardo & Partners

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