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Konya in South Anatolia was the capital of the Seljuk empire, and one of the oldest urban centres on earth.Legend has it that Konya was the first city to rise from the waters of the great flood.It has been a centre for quality weaving for many centuries.This kilim , woven in two halves, with a well drawn and complex design where two central medallions blend in to the chequer board design surrounding them. The deep boarder with a bold repeating bird head design.Woven in slit weave in medium fine hand spun wool .1st half of the 20thC green brown warm red and faded blue .Wool on Wool SIZE .253 X 155 CM .
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