Namazlyk - prayer rug

Namazlyk - prayer rug
Namazlyk - prayer rug
"The best Beshir prayer rug "

Namazlyk - prayer rug. There is some debate in rug circles about prayer rugs. I think the more meaningful comments are by the Turkmen who refer to Turkmen prayer rugs as Namazlyks. They translate that as Prayer Rug. A few examples:

Sotheby's Beshir 3 Arch Prayer Rug

Kizil Ajak Prayer Rug

7 by 4 Kizil Ajak Prayer Rug

Nagel A rare Ersari prayer rug Late 19th C. 

Nagel A rare Ersari prayer rug Late 19th C. 

This page is part of a cooperative project with Seyitguly Batyrov of Turkmen Carpets Online to give a proper spelling of common Turkmen terms used in describing rugs.