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Cabistan rug

2006.44.508 (RS11092)

Description

Woven wool Cabistan rug. in the center panel is a pole medallion containing crosses, rosettes, windows, and y-shaped trees. The field outside the medallion has multi-colored botehs. There is a diamond and spiked T design going down both sides. There are four borders. Three borders are small latch-hook designs, the other has multi-colored diamonds in a tree branch pattern. The edges are bound in orange. At both ends there is a section where the fringe is brown and white speckled instead of plain white.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Cabistan" (Handwritten paper tag formerly attached to lower right corner. )
"4 - Rugs / 1 from Dining room / 1 Blue Rug Catheret / sewing room / 2) upstairs Hall / Cleaned June 11, 1956" (Handwritten paper tag formerly attached to lower right corner.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
Rug
rugs
wool (textile)
Dimensions
6/16 x 44 15/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.508
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197893

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