Anatolian Antique Rug Bergama Circa 1900 – 248 x 155cm

Dimensions50395562 × 50394361 cm
Rug no


Size in cm

248 x 155

Size in feet

8.1 x 5.5


100% Wool pile based on cotton foundation

Condition & Age

Perfect, full pile


Circa 1900


Hand woven in Iran

Number of Knots

Approx 260,000 Knots in 1sq meter

About the piece

A hand spun, vegetable dyes Anatolian rug in very good condition, full pile which had been preserved in a swiss collection for over 50 years. possibly from Bergama a district in the Izmir Province of northwest Turkey. As a market place for the surrounding villages, the name of Bergama is used as a trade name to define the provenience. Geographically, the Bergama district includes the regions of Kozak, Yunta?, Ya?cibedir, and Akhizar. The Bergama district includes around 70-80 villages, in many of whom carpets are woven. The history of carpet weaving in Bergama probably dates back to the 11th century.
Origin: Anatolia
Size: 248 x 155
Date: 1900 or earlier
Condition: very Good full pile

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