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