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"Lotto" carpet with kufic border, XVII century, Western Turkey, Ushak Region, Ottoman Empire. Philadelphia Museum of Art. John G. Johnson Collection, 1917. Johnson purchased it from Julius Böhler, in Munich, August 13, 1912.

Warp: Wool or goat liair. Z2S, ivory. No end dip noted. Alternate warps slightly depressed.
Weft: Wool, Z. Ivory, dyed rose red, x2, x3. Diagonal lines of weft return, some interlocked.
Pile: Wool, 2Z, collars now showing. Gordes knotting, pulled slightly to the left, h 7 1/2, v 8 (60 knots per sq. in.).
Ends: Cut and rewoven with 1" of new light brown wool kilims
Sides: Cut. New 4-cord selvage.
Condition: Two disconnected fragments made up and filled out as a rug. Border mostly rebuilt or reknotted. Replacement pile faded. Several small holes. All side finishes new. Back appears very much battered.
Quality: Ordinary. Comparatively coarse for its class. Rather flexible.
Pile colors: Grayed ivory, black-brown, dark brick red, dark medium blue

Dimensions: 5 feet 10 1/2 inches x 3 feet 8 inches (179 x 112 cm)
Curatorial Department: East Asian Art
Object Location: Currently not on view
Accession Number: Cat. 1159