Monastir rugs

The so-called ‘Manastir’ or ‘Monastir’ group of rugs, seems to be a fusion of Anatolian and Balkan design features.

Monastir Prayer Rug
Late 19th century Monastir Prayer Rug. Woven in Macedonia, Greece by a Turkish tribal group. Rippon Boswell.

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