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Cabistan runner

2006.44.515 (RS12179)

Description

Woven wool Cabistan runner with center panel of a red field with eleven medallions by a central pole. Every other medallion is surrounded by four rams horns. Interspersed between the medallions and rams horns are rosettes, diamonds, eight-pointed stars. The inner border consists of multi-colored hexagons on a dark maroon field. The middle border has a white field with multi-colored S-shapes that have squares with wings in the center. The outer border has a red field with alternating, multi-colored eight-pointed stars and rectangular shaped hexagons. At both ends there are cotton bands. The edges are bound in yellow, except for the bottom end which is bound in red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Cabistan" (Paper handwritten tag formerly attached to top left 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)
Runner
runners (floor coverings)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
2/16 x 40 3/16 x 178 6/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.515
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197917

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