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2006.44.1024 (RS10619)

Description

Rug with center stepped diamond medallion in ivory and aqua on rust orange ground. Field surrounding medallion is filled with multi colored palmettes, rosettes, serrated leaves on rust orange ground. Outer field also filed with multi colored palmettes, rosettes, serated leaved on aqua ground. Three narrow borderw of pink rosettes, two on aqua ground, one on ivory. The top end of the rug has straight fringe, the bottom end has knotted fringe.\n Kilims are weft-face rugs woven like tapestries, without a knotted pile. Patterns are made from collored weft threads which are visible on both sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
Late 19th century
Inscriptions
"45710" (Handwritten on cloth tag [Laundry tag?])
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
kilims
Rug
rugs
Dimensions
2/16 x 57 8/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1024
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
189452

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