Rugs (15th to 18th century) from Lutheran Black Church in Brasov/Kronstadt and Transylvania - A Sampling from:
Photographs by Alexandry Marginean and Arpad Udvardi published in
"The Lutheran Churches of Transylvania and Their Rugs" by Stefano Ionescu
The Robert Pinner Lectures - HALI Fair, London 2005
16th Century - Triple Medallion - Anatolia
16th Century - Star Ushak - Western Anatolia
17th Century - 'Bird' Rug - Selendi Anatolia
Early 17th Century - 'Lotto' Rug - Ushak, Western Anatolia
Early 17th Century - 'Chintamani' Prayer Rug - Selendi Anatolia
Late 17th Century - Double-niche 'Transylvanian' - Western Anatolia
Early 17th Century - Double-niche 'Transylvanian' - Western Anatolia
The rugs are located in ten churches within the Brasov region - click on each image to enlarge