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"Lotto" carpet, mid XVII century, Western Turkey, Ushak Region, Ottoman Empire. Iparmuveszeti Muzeum (Museum of Applied Arts), Budapest, Inventory number: 7969

Size: 125x151+3+2cm
Warp - wool, Z2S, beige, alternating warps, (left ones) slightly depressed;
Weft: wool, 1Z, red-brown (Rubia tinctorum L.) 2 shoots;
Ends: bottom - rest of yellow wool kilim, top; rest of red wool kilim;
Sides cut and rewoven;
Pile: wool 2Z, seven colours: red 2 (Rubia tinctorum L.) yellow, blue 2 (indigo), brown (undyed), ivory;
Knots: ghiordes, horizontal: ca. 27/10 cm, vertical: ca. 28/10 cm, ca. 765/dm2.
Field: on a red ground asymmetrical "Lorenzo Lotto" pattern in yellow, according to Ch.G.Ellis in "Kilim style";
Border: in the blue main stripe red cloudbands.
Condition: worn, moth-eaten; holes: in the field in the centre (20x10cm), below in the middle (27x16cm), in the border, below in the middle(43x12cm) at the top in the middle (7x42cm) rewoven.
Published: Ellis 1975 pp. 19-31.; Gombos 1979/b cat no. 113.; Batari 1981 cat no. 21. ill. 3.; Batari 1982 cat. no. 9.; Batari 1986/c cat no. 13. ill. 13.

Pásztor Emese: Oszmán-török szőnyegek az Iparművészeti Múzeum gyűjteményéből. Iparművészeti Múzeum, Budapest, 2007. - Nr. 10.

Franses Michael: In Praise of God: Anatolian Rugs in Transylvanian Churches. Sakip Sabanci Museum, Istanbul, 2007. - Nr. 7.

Batári Ferenc: Oszmán-török szőnyegek. Az Iparművészeti Múzeum gyűjteményei I. Iparművészeti Múzeum, Budapest, 1994. - Nr. 13.




Funerary Portrait, Lotto rug, unknown painter, Hungarian National Museum (Iparművészeti Múzeum)