Artist/maker unknown, Turkish
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"Lotto" is a term of convenience for the repeated pattern of arabesque forms used in many sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Turkish rugs. The term is taken from the name of the sixteenth-century Venetian artist Lorenzo Lotto, whose paintings depict rugs with this pattern.