Rugs made in Ladik, near Konya, reflect a combination of two influences, that of the local region. In quality they are regaded just below those of Gördes and Kula. In general, their composition is reminiscent of other types of prayer rugs but displays a characteristic uniqueness. The mihrab has either a single or a higher and wider than the other two. the niche rest on slender decorative columns. The ayetlik and tabanlık above and below the niche have been removed altogether, leaving wide rectangular spaces either on the top or at the bottom. Stemmed tulips, floral motifs and trees are arranged in these in a row, a particular characteristic of Ladik rugs. The niche, when single, is stepped and forms a plain triangle with hooks on the outer edges. It is topped by a finial. In some cases, small carnations hang down from the top; the niche is plain and infrequently has a date inscribed in it. The three- lobed niches can be either with or without columns. The colors are vivid and mostly red, with deep blue on the niche ground, and yellow, purple and green on the borders. As noted earlier, this type of prayer rug was collected in the churches of Transylvania and yellow, purple and green on the borders. As noted earlier, this type of prayer rug was collected in the churches of Transylvania and came to be known by that name also.