Antique Rugs of the Future Project

About the Antique Rugs of the Future Project
Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan
Shearing, Sorting, Washing, Carding, Spinning
The advantages of handspun yarn to machine spun yarn
Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
Natural Dyes and Dyeing Photos

Our Natural Dyestuffs
Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs
Weaving and Finishing Steps
Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs (sold pieces)
Current Inventory

Educational Section
Search the website
Interior design with our rugs
Antique & Old rugs and kilims for sale


back to "Historical Lotto carpets" main page


"Lotto" rug, XVII century, Western Turkey, Ushak Region, Ottoman Empire. Detroit Institute of Arts, inventory no: 70.926

Transylvanian-Church-style 'Lotto' Rug
Date 17th Century
Medium wool
Dimensions 67 1/2 x 46 in.
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold J. Quilhot

Ex coll.
Vincent D. Cliff (Detroit)
Mary Cliff (Mrs. J. F. Brandmier), daughter of V.D. Cliff
Harold J. Qilhot