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Dagestan rug

2006.44.519 (RS12490)

Description

Wool Dagestan rug with large center panel containing six rows of five eight pointed stars enclosed and connected by a rams horn design. There are six rows of three palmettes alternating with two stylized tulips. At one time the background was a dark blue and contains a multi-colored figure eight design. The fringe is striped with purple and a salmon color. The edges are bound with alternating bands of purple and blue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Daghestan" (Handwritten in black on tan tag formerly attached to lower right corner.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Caucasus (Asia) [general region]
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
Dagestan
Rug
rugs
wool (textile)
Dimensions
2/16 x 46 2/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.519
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197904

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