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Rug

2006.44.509 (RS11243)

Description

Woven wool rug with center panel of four connected rectangles. Within each rectangle is a large octagon. Two of them have eight-pointed stars, diamonds and little birds. The other two have a diamond made of rosettes and birds. The blue field of each rectangle has eight-pointed stars, rosettes, s-shapes, very plump botehs and birds. The third rectangle from the top has a figure of a man in the right corner. The rectangles are connected by tree of life designs. There are three main borders. Two borders are multi-colored diagonal lines at all different angles. The other has wide multi-colored diagonal bands with latch-hooks in them. The edges are bound in an ivory-tan color.

Details

Maker
unknown
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
3/16 x 46 8/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.509
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197897

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