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1985.399 (RS118705)

Description

Rectangular w/ two fringed edges. Blues, red, cream and brown. Series of thin line borders flanking the three-part primary border of a diamond-like spearhead border enclosing a stylized floral border. The central design consists of geometric medallions w/ star centers enclosed by hexagonal medallions in a square block. The juncture of blocks create diamond pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
hemp (fiber)
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
Hemp
hemp (fiber)
RUG
rugs
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
81.75 x 38.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.399
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24793

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