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An Oushak 'Lotto' rug, West Anatolia
with 'Ornamented' field design
approximately 160 by 118cm; 5ft. 3in., 3ft. 10in.
late 16th/early 17th century
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Provenance

Acquired June 24, 1919 by the Bernheimer Family
The Bernheimer Family Collection of Carpets, Christie's, London, February 14, 1996, lot 24

Catalogue Note

The field design of the present lot would indicate it is one of the earlier of the genus, see Pinner. R., 'Multiple and Substrate Designs in Early Anatolian & Mediterranean Carpets', Hali, issue 42, pp. 23 - 42 for a discussion of the field design of these 'Lotto' rugs and a general discussion of the group.

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