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Senna Malayer rug

2006.44.1037 (RS10730)

Description

Persian Senna Malayer rug with an ivory center field and eight rows of blue and red botch. The borders alternate red and blue fields; the widest border contains suspended rosettes and leaves. The top edge of the rug has cotton fringe, while the bottom has a woven cotton band. The edges are bound in tan.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
"S.W. Phillips"
Location of origin
Western Persia
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Persia (Asia) [historical region]
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
Rug
rugs
wool (textile)
Dimensions
2/16 x 54 9/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1037
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222889

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