Prayer rugs from Transylvania. 19th century.

Antique Prayer rugs. Asia Minor. Transylvania

Transylvanian prayer rugs. From Asia Minor. XVIIth century.

Transylvanian prayer rugs. From Asia Minor. XVIIth century.

Left one owned by Baron Charles Kaffner, Budapest; the other by the Arts and Crafts Museum, Budapest.

Note:  Ancient garden design. A Persian Royal Garden Carpet of the 16th century.

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