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Oriental Carpet

Description

Of rectangular form, a red field with diamond shaped small medallions with striped flower-like extensions to each side. There are also "arrow" devices in blues, yellow, red and off white. These enclose a large dark blue hexagonal medallion, with arrow shaped ends filled with twisted arrow or bird devices and linked centered medallions within a stepped striped border in reds, blues, yellow and beige. All of this is within a four band border of meandering stylized vines, cone devices and a diagonal stripe outer border in shades of blue, beige, red, yellow and eggplant.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1925
Material
cotton (textile)
dovetail joints
knotting
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Coverings
Descriptive terms
Carpet
cotton (textile)
dovetail joints
geometric patterns
knotting
Rug
rugs
wool (textile)
Dimensions
88 1/4 x 51 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.239
Credit Line
Estate of Elinor C. Larson
GUSN
11577

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