Konya rugs

Konya is the most important city south of Ankara in the Central Anatolia region. It is a pilgrimage destination for Sufis, focused on the founder of the Mevlana order, Jelaleddin Rumi. Konya rugs are also some of the most important rugs of the Central Anatolia. Many of the rugs labelled Konya rugs are actually from the surrounding areas.

Konya 190 x 124 cm Turkey, ca. 1880. (Austria Auction Company 1 August 2020)
A COUPLED-COLUMN NICHE RUG, CENTRAL ANATOLIA, PROBABLY KONYA. 18th century. Approximately 153 by 117 cm. (Sothebys 10 June 2020)
Konya fragment, central Anatolia, circa 1850s, 2ft. 10in. X 2ft. 9in. 0.86m. X 0.84m. (Netherhampton Salerooms 4 December 2019)
Konya first half 19th century. Size 191 x 110 cm.(Rippon Boswell 30 November 2019)
Lot 289: Konya prayer rug, 19th century, 7ft. 2in. x 4ft. 1in. 2.18m. x 1.25m. (Netherhampton Salerooms 2 September 2019)
Antique Anatolian prayer rug, Konya area, last quarter of the 19th century, ca 118,5 x 114 cm. (Bukowskis June 2019)
Konya 139 x 104 cm, Turkey, late 19th century. (Austria Auction Company 18 May 2019)
Konya 16th century (Konya Ethnographic Museum)
Anatolian Konya prayer rug (Skinner 13 October 2016)
Lot 102. Konya, Central Anatolia, ca. 137 x 96 cm, late 18th century. (Dorotheum 21 September 2015)
Lot 102. Konya Rug, Central Anatolia, 19th century, 6 ft. 8 in. x 4 ft. 2 in. (Skinner 28 March 2015)
Konya prayer rug first half 19th century (Exhibited by DeWitt Mallaryat Sartirana Textile Show 2014)
Konya 19th century (Mirco Cattai at Sartirana Textile Show 2013)
Konya 17th or 18th century. (Exhibitor Sarkan Sari at BARE 2013)
Lot 18, a Konya Rug, Central Anatolia, second half 19th century, 8 ft. 10 in. x 3 ft. 6 in. (Skinner 10 November 2012)
Lot 93, a Konya prayer rug circa 1800. Size 157 x 113 cm. (Dorotheum 26 September 2012)

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