Welcome to TurkoTek's Discussion Forums

Archived Salons and Selected Discussions can be accessed by clicking on those words, or you can return to the Turkotek Home Page. Our forums are easy to use, and you are welcome to read and post messages without registering. However, registration will enable a number of features that make the software more flexible and convenient for you, and you need not provide any information except your name (which is required even if you post without being registered). Please use your full name. We do not permit posting anonymously or under a pseudonym, ad hominem remarks, commercial promotion, comments bearing on the value of any item currently on the market or on the reputation of any seller. Turkotek Discussion Forums - View Single Post - Caucasian Prayer Rug

View Single Post
Old July 24th, 2018, 05:19 PM   #96
Dinie Gootjes
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 4

Hi Joy,

I went through most of the rugs, and I cannot find the "dead" rug to take a picture. I think we sold it at some point, good riddance. The rug was fairly supply woven, but the feel of the wool was dry and hard, the surface was irregular, a bit as if moths had take a superficial bite out of it here and there, and it was utterly lacking in gloss and sheen. The colours were brown, hard orange and white. It was bought new in the early eighties in Holland. My husband loved the design. It had birds and as far as I remember it had also one or two of those hatchlu type mihrabs, but I am not sure. I never made a study of it. It was one of the very few rugs about which we could not see eye to eye ;-).
Dinie Gootjes is offline