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"Lotto" carpet, early XVII century, Western Turkey, Ushak Region, Ottoman Empire.  The Art Institute of Chicago

Medium: Wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "Ghiordes knots"
Dimensions: 505.5 x 246 cm (199 x 96 3/4 in.)
Credit Line: Wirt D. Walker Endowment
Reference Number: 1947.389