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Prayer rug

2006.44.475 (RS10439)

Description

Woven wool rug. The center panel has a mihrab that as rosettes on it. To the right of the mihrab is a comb. The rest of the panel contains multi-colored hanging lamps. There are three borders. The inner and middle borders are very geometric in style. The outermost border is a band of multi-colored rosettes. At the bottom of the rug there is a strip in which the inner most borders do not match up correctly. The edges of the rug are bound in red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
wool (textile)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifact
Descriptive terms
prayer rugs
Rug, Prayer
wool (textile)
Dimensions
45 11/16 x 2/16 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.475
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197823

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