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Hamadan rug

2006.44.466 (RS10218)

Description

Woven wool rug. In the center is a pole medallion surrounded by various types of flowers. The parterns on the rug are symmetrical. Three fourths of the edges are bound in navy blue and the remaning fourth is bound in light blue. At either end is a woven cotton strip, one with a fringe and the other without. The middle border is a vine of alternating rosettes and boteh in various repeating colors.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Persia (Asia) [historical region]
Descriptive terms
Hamadan
Rug
rugs
wool (textile)
Dimensions
23 10/16 x 5/16 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.466
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197808

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