Woven wool prayer rug with center panel of mult-colored tarantulas with small rosettes scattered between them. The mihrab (prayer arch) is flanked by two combs. The border consists of various rosettes of different colors. The edges are bound in olive green. It has a very short pile.
"Cabistan / prayer rug" (Paper label in accession file)
- Associated Building
- Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
- Object type
- Ceremonial Artifact
Probably Caucasus (Asia) [general region]
- Descriptive terms
Caucasian (style and culture)
- 30 12/16 x 3/16 (WxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation