Caesaria, Kioutachia, Sevastia, Sparte, the cities of Asia Minor became the most famous weaving centres of the time. Their carpets were gathered in Smyrne and then exported to the markets of Paris and London mainly.

For 50 years all Asia Minor wove, dyed threads, created carpet patterns and exported handmade carpets from Smyrne to the big markets of America and Europe.


In Eski Sechir (Doryleon) Susanna Bagdadli and later Ioakeimidou (1905-1987), the daughter of the fur merchant Stylianos Bagdadlis (1875-1922) and Kyriaki Giagtzoglou (1883-1987) learnt how to weave from the age of 6 since after school every day she would weave a carpet on the loom together with her friends, cousins and aunts who were experienced weavers.

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