A navy blue background of the central field. The niche enclosed with a rectangle covered by a triangular roof is set off by a band of a white background, connected with the inner border, with a red zigzag outline, decorated with an angular trapezoid tendril, with an inscribed motif resembling a stylised figure of a bird in red (so-called bird border) and a rhombus in the top. The niche is filled with five rows of varicoloured, differently decorated radiant boteh motifs, facing right or left in alternate rows. At the very bottom an ornament stripe, a reduced variation of the bird border. In the mihrab top a large stylized flower.
We warmly invite you to become more acquainted with full description of this rug published in “Prayer Rugs Collection catalogue" by Katarzyna Połujan (Teresa Sahakian Foundation, The Royal Castle in Warsaw – Museum), Warsaw 2015.