"Lotto" rug, late XVI
Western Turkey, Ushak Region, Ottoman Empire.
Christie's SALE 15984
Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including
Oriental Rugs and Carpets
London|26 April 2018
PROBABLY USHAK, WEST ANATOLIA, LATE 16TH CENTURY
overall wear, corroded black/brown, occasional minor spot repairs and a few
small reweaves, sides and ends with partial loss but secured
3ft.10in. (184cm. x 116cm.)
The design of the field of
the present rug belongs to the same 'Anatolian' group as the previous two
lots in the sale and shares the same border as lot 258, although the colour
within the border is quite different to that.