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ORIENTAL RUGS DICTIONARY

Bergama

 

The town of Bergama is located in Western Anatolia north of Izmir.

The rugs made in Bergama resemble in a way the Kazaks and Gendje rugs of the Caucasus without any Persian influence. Color pallets were limited to the local availability of red blue and white, but finest wool were commonly used with the works.