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Venetian carpet fragment

Description

Rectangular strip; twill weave in uneven polychromatic stripes. Center one of green and yellow zig-zag pattern flanked by mirrowing twill diagonal lines. Selvage sides; one hemmed and raw end.

Details

Maker
Pierce, Amasa (Maker)
Date
1850-1880
Possibly
Location of origin
Roxbury, MA, USA
Material
flatweaves
hand weaving
jute (fiber)
textiles
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
CARPET
Flatweave
flatweaves
fragments
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Jute
Possibly jute (fiber)
Stripe
stripes
textiles
Twilled
Unidentified Textile
Venetian
Venetian carpets
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
26.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.733
GUSN
28224
Reference Notes
Landreau. America Underfoot. [No Publisher].

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