"Lotto" carpet with a
cloudband motif border, XVI
Western Turkey, Ushak Region, Ottoman Empire. Philadelphia Museum of Art.
The Joseph Lees Williams Memorial Collection, 1955
Warps: wool, Z2S, ivory, red end dip at top only, alternate warps depressed
Weft: Wool, Z, ivory, dyed a variable light to medium red, X2. A 2Z rest red
band in lower part of rug. Numerous diagonal lines of weft return.
Wool, 2Z, clipped to cover collars, gordes knotting, pulled to the left, h
8-8.5, v 12-13 (100-110 kpsi)
Ends: 1" of Z medium blue wool kilims
Sides: 4-cord Z2Smedium blue wool selvage on two doubles, the inner two
singles. Weft loops on the surfacebeyond inner cord.
Colors: ivory, dark
brown, dark medium red, crimson brick red, dark pink, dull orange, light
golden yellow, medium-yellow-yellow-orange, light green, medium
blue-blue-green, medium blue, light blue.
Dimensions: 8 feet 9 inches x 5
feet 6 1/2 inches (266.7 x 168.9 cm)
Curatorial Department: East Asian
Object Location: Currently not on view