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Caucasian rug

2006.44.1040 (RS10752)

Description

Caucasian rug with brown field and ascending flower design. At the top and bottom ends of the rug are three vases from which flowers grow. The vines connect in the center of the rug. The rest of the center field is covered wtth rosettes, botch, and palmettes. The borders consist of double ended hooks and diamonds. The edges are bound in brown. This rug has very little fringe and the surface is very worn.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1900
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
Caucasian (style and culture)
cotton (textile)
Rug
rugs
wool (textile)
Dimensions
5/16 x 44 8/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1040
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222898

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