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Kurdish rug

2006.44.493 (RS11058)

Description

Woven wool Kurdish rug. The center panel has a yellow eight-pointed star in the center. The star is in the center of an aqua rosette. There is a yellow rosette at each corner of the star. There is a tree of life design at each end of the center panel. In each corner are diamond shapes with triangle wings. The ends of the border have a t-head pattern and the sides have a simple meander design. The edges are bound in light purple.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"7506-13 / Kurd" (Handwritten paper tag formerly attached to the lower right corner.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Persia (Asia) [historical region]
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
Kurdish
Rug
rugs
wool (textile)
Dimensions
3/16 x 31 15/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.493
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197886

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