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Ersari Beshir rug

2006.44.514 (RS12072)

Description

Woven wool Ersari Beshir rug with center panel of thirteen diagonal rows of blue and red diamonds. There is one large border of diamonds alternating with flowering trees on a red field. There are two smaller borders of multi-colored bands separated by white dots. At either end is a woven cotton band with a zigzag design in red, green, purple, and blue. The edges are bound in dark blue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
" 1of 4 Bokara SWP" (handwritten)
"03HI" (On fabric)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Uzbekistan
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
Ersari
Rug
rugs
wool (textile)
Dimensions
4/16 x 44 8/16 x 77 9/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.514
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197914

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