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. (Anatolian carpets in the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum – Istanbul)
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. (Netherhampton Salerooms 17 May 2017)
Ghiordes Niche Carpet 240 x 152 cm. First half 19th century. (Rippon Boswell 13 June 2015)
17-18th century Ghiordes prayer rug found in the Serafettin Mosque in Konya. (Vakiflar Hali Museum, Istanbul)
Ghiordes Prayer Rug Turkey circa 1780. 179 cm x 127 cm (Hans Homm 24 September 2011)
Giordes prayer rug circa 1700. (From the collection of Franco Dell’Orto at Sartirana Textile Show 2015)
Giordes rug 18th century (Antalya Archaeological Museum)
Giordes 16th century. (Mevlana Museum Konya)


Giordes prayer rug ca. ca. 1700. (QDM Sartirana Textile Show 2007)
Kis Giordes wedding rug. (Exhibitor Lombardo & Partners at Sartirana Textile Show 2013)

Images in the Giordes rug gallery are published with permission from auction houses, dealers, collectors or museums.