Ada Melas

The addition of Ada (island) is meant to emphasize that this piece was produced on a peninsula southwest of Milas with the fertile Karaova (black earth) plain. Brown and beige compositions in columns are typical for this place of origin.

Published: Posth/Collected Beauty, plate 23, p. 62;
Comparable pieces: Turkish Handwoven Carpets, Cat. 4, THC Pattern Code 0441 HALI, Issue 122, May-June 2002, p. 148

Year: 19th century
Size: 172 x 116 cm
Origin: Milas
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