"Lotto" Rug

Artist/maker unknown, Turkish

Geography:
Made in Anatolia, Turkey, Asia
Possibly made in Konya, Anatolia, Asia

Date:
16th century

Medium:
Wool and possibly goat hair

Dimensions:
5 feet 4 inches x 3 feet 7 inches (162 x 109 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1967-30-308

Credit Line:
The Samuel S. White 3rd and Vera White Collection, 1967

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Label:
The "Lotto" pattern of arabesque forms in this carpet may derive from Persian silk textiles. The term "Lotto" came into use after rugs with this pattern appeared in paintings by the sixteenth-century Venetian artist Lorenzo Lotto.