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"Lotto" carpet with a cartouche border, XVI 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.

Size: 5'7"x4'2" (171 x 125 cm)
Warp: Wool, Z2S, ivory. Varies from warps on one level to alternate warps slightly depressed.
Weft: Wool, Z, ivory with a few dark fibers, dyed rust red or rose red, X2. Diagonal lines of weft return, some interlocked.
Pile: Wool, 2Z, collars now showing. Gordes knotting, pulled to the left, h 7 1/2, v 9 (67 knots per sq. in.).
Ends: Top: 1/2" of Z light blue wool kilim. Bottom: 5/8" of z light blue wool kilim.
Sides: Cut. New 4-cord selvage.
Condition: Generally good, but worn down. Much brown of border reknotted in lighter shade. Small rewoven areas discoloring from violet to pink, especially in border. Small stains. Quality: Fair. Feels harsh.
Pile colors: Ivory, black-brown, dark brown, crimson brick red, pink, dull orange, light golden yellow, dark medium blue-blue-green, light blue, dark medium violet

Dimensions: 5 feet 7 1/2 inches x 4 feet 1 1/2 inches (171 x 125 cm)
Curatorial Department: East Asian Art, Gallery 261, European Art 1500-1850, second floor
Accession Number: Cat. 1160