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Carpet

Description

Soumak carpet. Effect is of "braided" wefts. 3 rows red-covered warps finish sides. Fringe finishes ends--it is made of knotted warps and includes some braids. Center has 9 diamond-shaped medallions w/ 8-pointed stars and latchhooks. 2 borders (sm.) then border of same motifs, surrounded by one more border then red warps at edge. Blue, navy blue, rust red, brown, black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1933
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
CARPET
carpets
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
73 x 34 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1386
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26119

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